PICKAWAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
600 ISLAND ROAD
CIRCLEVILLE, OHIO 43113
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Updated: June 04, 2021
Classification: Communications Officer
The Pickaway County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting results for Communications Officer. The department is building an eligibility list for current and future positions.
Salary Information: Starting pay between $16.71 - $18.43 (depending on experience).
Benefit Information: Paid holidays, personal days, sick leave accrual, vacation accrual, shift differential, overtime eligible, longevity, uniforms, Health and Rx insurance, vision and dental, deferred compensation.
Contact Information:John RhoadesAdministrative Lieutenant740firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Information: The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office is currently comprised of 95 total personnel assigned to the Jail, Patrol, Communications, Detective and Administrative Divisions of the office.
City Information: Pickaway County is located in southern Ohio immediately south of Franklin County and Columbus. The county is comprised of 506.55 square miles and maintains 827.62 miles of roadways including one Interstate, three U.S. highways, and eleven state highways. The county population is approximately 56,000. The county consists of one city, Circleville (county seat) which maintains a full time police force, nine villages, three of which maintain full or part time law enforcement personnel. Circleville is home to the world famous Pumpkin Show hosted each October. There are two state parks within the county A.W. Marion and Deer Creek, one metro park, Slate Run and one ODNR nature preserve, Stages Pond.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Must have corrected vision to 20/20
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required
Necessary Certifications: Must be able to obtain a LEADS certification within 6 months of hire.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
The following occurrences and/or incidents in a candidate’s background may result in disqualification from the selection process (but are not limited to):
Poor driving history.
Drug Use Disqualifiers
Illegal use of controlled substances and/or conviction for controlled substance violation.
Poor work history to include abuse of sick leave, disciplinary actions showing disregard for policies and procedures, etc.
Poor credit history including debts not being regularly paid.
Other concerns deemed undesirable in a Communications Officer position given the responsibilities incumbent to this position.
General Statement of Duties: The Communications officer is responsible for dispatching sheriff office, village police, fire and emergency medical service personnel via a county–wide 800 MHz radio system.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: