Updated: June 7th, 2018

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Patrol Deputy

Posted: June 7th, 2018

Applicant Deadline: “Indefinite”


– Deputy Sheriff (Patrol Division)


Under direction: Drives patrol car to police assigned county areas and to aid in preventing crime, enforce laws, and respond to calls; observes area to detect suspicious activity; assists citizens, checks businesses and homes, responds to alarms, answers complaints, makes arrests, transports prisoners, administers first aid, etc.; operates police radio and communication equipment to transmit or receive information concerning suspects, motor vehicles, victims, incidents, arrests, complaints, etc.; conducts investigations; prepares and maintains a variety of reports and records; appears in court and testifies as necessary; operates and maintains firearms and other law enforcement equipment.  Enforces traffic laws; responds to and investigates traffic accidents; checks on suspicious vehicles; calls tow to impound vehicles; provides traffic control as necessary; performs escort duties.  Serves civil and criminal papers and court orders; prepares accurate, concise, and detailed reports and records relating to service process.  Assists other units and works with other departments requiring assistance to incidents and/or emergency situations as requested.  Performs miscellaneous law enforcement support duties; follows up on reports and cases; answers inquiries from public; maintains security of county facilities; maintains and services vehicles and equipment; maintains activities log; assists motorists and unlocks vehicles, etc.; may assume responsibility of officer in charge of scene.  Attends department meetings, training sessions, and certification programs/courses as required.  Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.  Maintains required licenses and/or certifications, including firearms proficiency and driver’s license.  Performs other related duties as assigned.  Remains informed of current developments and procedures pertinent to duties.


Completion of secondary education or equivalent; possession of certificate of having successfully completed approved basic peace officer training program per section 109.77(A) of Ohio Revised Code; ability to successfully pass required employment checks such as criminal record, background checks (including polygraph examination), intelligence, physical, mental, and work-related tests; one (1) month’s training and/or experience in public relations or equivalent; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience; must be, or have the ability to become, a commissioned deputy sheriff.


– New employee – One (1) year.  Tenured employee – Six (6) months.


– See contract for steps or contact appointing authority.


– Submit your resume and letter explaining qualifications.


– Dave Evans, Human Resources Administrator


– Applications must be received by February 19th, 2018 @ 1600 hrs.

Contact Information: Dave Evans, Human Resources Administrator

Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office

600 Island Rd.

Circleville, Ohio 43113



E-mail Michael D. Evans

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