WOOD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
1960 EAST GYPSY LANE ROAD
BOWLING GREEN, OHIO 43402
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Updated: August 08, 2019
Classification: Road Patrol Deputy
Wood County is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Road Patrol Deputy.
The department requires the candidate PHQ*. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ should be completed as soon as possible, so there is not a delay in your process.
*Criminal history portion is not required.
Salary Information: Start $20.46/hr., 1 year $25.24/hr., then 5 year step increases
Benefit Information: Health, Prescription, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance. Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time. OPERS retirement. Uniform allowance. Paid CEU required training.
Candidate Contact Information:Nelson EvansHR Director419firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview:The Wood County Sheriff's Office is a modern progressive office that handles corrections, road patrol, civil paper service, and dispatch for Wood County, Ohio. The Sheriff's Office currently deploys 124 deputies into its core assignments plus its Detective Bureau, DARE/SRO, SRT, and CCW/SORN units. Last year the Sheriff's Office had 26,000 calls for service and 4,400 inmates booked into its corrections facility.
County Information:Wood County covers 617.4 square miles and is situated just south of Toledo, Ohio. It is home of Bowling Green State University, Owens Community College, Owens Illinois World Headquarters, First Solar Inc.,Magna International, Chrysler Group LLC, and Wood County Hospital. Founded in 1820, Wood County has a rich history and played a vital part in the opening of the Western United states and in the War of 1812. It is home to the largest reconstructed walled fort in the United States, Fort Meigs and is part of the Maumee River Watershed with the Maumee and Portage Rivers feeding nearby Lake Erie. Every year thousands of fisherman from all over the Midwest flock to Wood County for the annual "walleye run." Wood County provides a nice mix of country and city living having 5 cities, 21 villages, and 19 townships. The County is also known for its great Midwestern values, friendly people and great schools.
US Citizen: Lawfully able to work in the U.S.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Correctable to 20/20.
Academy Certification: Yes
Necessary Certifications: Current OPOTA certification.
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring:
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: No felony convictions (expunged records included).
Drug Use Disqualifiers:
Employment Disqualifiers: Outside employment with permission.
Financial Disqualifiers: Garnishment for failure to pay child support.
Wood County is an equal opportunity employer and employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin and ancestry, age (where protected by law), veteran status, disability, or military status.