ERIE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE
2800 COLUMBUS AVENUE
SANDUSKY, OHIO 44870
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Updated: September 10, 2021
Job Classification: Corrections Officer
The Erie County Sheriff's Office is building an ongoing eligibility list for Corrections Officer.
The department requires the candidate to fill out the PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PHQ as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
Candidates must also fill out the department application, found at www.eriecounty.oh.gov/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx.
Salary Information: $18.00/hr. Candidate Contact:Clark Garris419firstname.lastname@example.orgDepartment Overview: The Sheriff’s Office consists of three divisions: the Patrol Division, comprised of Patrol Deputy Sheriff’s, Detectives, and Communications Officers. The Jail Division; and the Civil Division.Area Information: Erie County covers 626 square miles. Erie County is conveniently located less than one hour from Cleveland and Toledo and within hours from Columbus, Detroit, Dayton, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Indianapolis, Chicago, and Toronto. It is easily accessible via the Ohio Turnpike, State Route 2, State Route 4, or U.S. Route 250.Population: 75,828
Age: 18 years
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Prior Experience: Yes
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Subject to interview / background investigation
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, the Corrections Officer observes, secures, supervises, and ensures the general welfare of incarcerated adults in the county jail and performs other duties specifically assigned by the Sheriff and/or designee.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The Corrections Officer is expected to work irregular hours, expanded and rotating shifts for twenty-four (24) hour coverage.
ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES: Security Operations:
*Operate and control all electronic door panels.
*Monitor inmates in adjacent housing units.
*Observe inmates in special units.
*Observe inmate movement.
*Search inmates and their belongings, as needed.
Notify Corporals and/or Shift Supervisor of problems.
*Call for back-up assistance, as necessary.
*Inform replacement shift of ongoing issues.
*Perform bed checks, check locks and inspect facility for security infringements and violations.
Intake and Release:
*Conduct computer inquiry for outstanding wants/warrants.
*Conduct intake procedures:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: