UNION COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
221 WEST 5TH STREET
MARYSVILLE, OHIO 43040
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Updated: October 01, 2020
Job Classification: Public Safety Officer - Deputy Sheriff
New Posting: October 1, 2020
Close Date: Eligibility List Completed
Hourly Rate: $25.17/hour (Step A – base pay) $34.78/hour (topped out pay after 5 years thru 1/1/2022) $ .50 stipend (added to hourly rate at completion of EMT & Firefighter I certifications)
The Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff/Public Safety Officer in order to build an eligibility list.Must possess or willing to complete a minimum of Basic Emergency Medical Technician and Ohio Volunteer Firefighter Course – Training paid for by the Union County Sheriff’s Office.Our mission is to maintain the quality of life we enjoy and to ensure our county is a safe place to live, work and visit. Recognizing our responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to everyone, our objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership which promotes safe and secure neighborhoods.The UCSO requests each applicant to contact our Human Resources Director for an application packet. Please email Alicia Bosch at firstname.lastname@example.org for your application packet.
Benefit Information: Sick Leave, Holidays, Vacation, Health Insurance and Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Job Overview: Public Safety Officers (PSO) are assigned to our patrol division. The Patrol Division is responsible for responding to calls for service, citizen’s complaints, traffic enforcement, as well as, providing services to supplement the law enforcement operations of the agency. This position is under the direction and supervision of their respective Shift Supervisor and the Commander of the Patrol Division and is in a classified position as a sworn Deputy Sheriff.The Public Safety Officer (PSO) is a cross-trained position between law enforcement, fire and emergency medical service. The applicant is required to have his/her Ohio Peace Officer Certification and the Basic Emergency Medical Technician and Ohio Volunteer Firefighter is paid for by the Union County Sheriff’s Office. The Public Safety Officer will act as a First Responder when arriving on the scene prior to fire and EMS personnel, as well as performing law enforcement functions under the community oriented policing concept. The Public Safety Officer will patrol and work in an assigned area on a regular basis in partnership with the community to identify and prevent problems in addition to assisting the community with emergency situations. This approach will be accomplished by providing the citizens of the assigned area personalized police services as well as pro-active roblem solving. The Public Safety Officer will be trained and equipped to deliver medical and fire suppression steps until fire and emergency medical personnel arrive.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Academy Certification: Ohio Peace Officer’s Training Academy Certification - Required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: