GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
120 EAST MAIN STREET
XENIA, OHIO 45385
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Updated: February 19, 2020
Job Classification: Deputy Sheriff
Greene County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to establish an eligibility list for the position of Deputy Sheriff. All candidates must complete the FrontLine National exam through National Testing Network by February 18, 2020.
Salary Information: $52,852.80 to $74,900.00. (Top pay is attained through step increases at year 1, 3 and 5 based on the current labor agreement).
Benefit Information: We offer an attractive and competitive fringe benefits package including:
• Health Insurance: United Health Care administers the Health Insurance plan for physicians and hospital services covering employee and family.
• Life Insurance: Benefit of $50,000.00 paid by county; additional benefit available at employee cost
• Vacation Time: Two (2) weeks each year for the first eight (8) years; then advances in stages up to five (5) weeks after twenty-five (25) years.
• Vision Care and Dental Plan
• Prescription Plan
• Paid Holidays
• Personal Days
• Compensation Time
• Sick Leave
• Shift Differential Pay
• Ohio Public Employee Retirement System
• Deferred Compensation Programs
Candidate Contact Person:Rhonda BarkerAdministrative Manager937-562-4803RBarker@co.greene.oh.us
Department Overview: The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is led by Sheriff Gene Fischer who began his tenure by appointment in 2003. There are three Divisions in his Office including the Corrections Division, Law Enforcement Division and Administration. The Sheriff’s Office is a 24 hour, full-service agency serving the citizens of Greene County.
The duties of Deputy Sheriffs assigned to the Law Enforcement Division may include, but are not limited to service of civil process and warrants, initial response and investigations of complaints and crime, calls for assistance for the general public, collection and preservation of evidence, transportation of inmates, Court security, and traffic enforcement.
Area Information: Greene County was established in 1803 and has a population of over 163,000 residents within 421 geographical square miles. The County seat, Xenia, was recently selected one of the top 10 places to live in the country by the American Hiking Association. The city was named to the list because of the individual cities’ and county’s dedication to turning old railroad tracks into bike and walking paths. The county currently has more than 60 miles of bike trails open to the public.
The county is also home to five colleges and universities, 6,000 acres of parks, over 15 annual festivals, the National Afro-American Museum, the U.S. Air Force Museum and to one of the nation’s most revered military bases - Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
For more information about what Greene County has to offer you, please go to: http://www.greenecountyohio.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Greene-County-Visitors-Guide-Web-112513.pdf
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Academy Certification: Yes
Necessary Certifications & Residency:
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Felonies: All applicants who have been convicted in court of a felony or the attempt, conspiracy or solicitation of a felony, including but not limited to, treason, murder, voluntary manslaughter, rape, robbery, arson, burglary, kidnapping, assault, theft and any other felony that involves physical force or the threat of physical force or crimes of dishonesty, will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Misdemeanors: All applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor offense in court within three (3) years of the date of application may be disqualified. All applicants convicted of two (2) or more misdemeanors will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Sex Offenses and Acts of Violence: All applicants who have been convicted in court of a sex offense as defined in Chapter 2907 of the Ohio Revised Code, or an offense of causing or threatening bodily harm as defined in Chapter 2903 of the Ohio Revised Code, or an attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit such a criminal act, will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Guns, Concealed Weapons and Dangerous Ordinance: Any applicants who have been convicted in any federal, state or municipal court of violating any gun control ordinance, carrying any concealed weapon, or possession of any dangerous ordinance, may be disqualified. Any attempt to violate any law, statue, or regulation to the above may be grounds for rejection. (Expunged records included)
Driving Disqualifiers: All applicants who have more than three (3) moving violations within the past three (3) years will be disqualified.
All applicants with a conviction for operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs within the past three (3) years will be disqualified.
All applicants with alcohol or drug related moving violations in addition to any other moving violations within the past three (3) years will be disqualified. (Expunged records included).
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Drugs (excluding marijuana): Any use of any prohibited substance or abuse of a controlled substance within the previous five (5) years may be grounds for rejection. All applicants who have been convicted in court of the possession and/or sale of narcotics, dangerous drugs or hallucinogens or any other controlled substance or drug of abuse or an attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit such a criminal act, will be disqualified.
Marijuana: All applicants who have been convicted in court for the sale of marijuana, or an attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit such a criminal act, will be disqualified. All applicants who have been convicted in court for the possession of marijuana may be disqualified. All applicants who have used marijuana within the past three years will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Additional Disqualifiers: Employment Disqualifiers:
Selection Process: The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age (where prohibited by law) or color.
The steps listed below will be followed for every candidate for employment being considered.
Lying on a prior application
Conviction of a criminal offense