ERIE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE
2800 COLUMBUS AVENUE
SANDUSKY, OHIO 44870
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Updated: January 15, 2020
Job Classification: Deputy Sheriff
Erie County Sheriff's Office is building an ongoing eligibility list for Deputy Sheriff.
Candidates must also fill out the department application, found at www.eriecounty.oh.gov/welcome/employment/employment-opportunities/.
Salary Information: $16.00/hr. Starting; $16.50/hr. after 6 monthsBenefit Information: Health, Prescription, Dental, Vision, and life insurance. Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time. OPERS retirement.Candidate Contact:Human Resources Administrative AssistantPaula Ward419firstname.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: 21 years
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: Yes
Prior Experience: Yes, prior relevant work experience.
Necessary Certifications: Must be currently certified as a peace by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Council.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Subject to interview / background investigation
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, the Deputy-Road Patrol patrols an assigned area of the County and observes and maintains safety and security of property and citizens, enforces traffic laws, conducts investigations of accidents, crimes and complaints, prepares and reviews reports, serves warrants, aids citizens and performs other related duties specifically assigned by the Sheriff and/or designee.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The Deputy-Road Patrol will travel frequently within and outside the county and work irregular hours, expanded and rotating shifts for twenty-four (24) hour coverage.
*An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.
ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES: (The duties listed below are intended to depict tasks performed by this position.)
% of time.
*Enforce local and state laws.
*Patrol the county.
*Arrest criminal offenders.
*Respond to alarms, traffic accidents and emergency calls for police assistance.
*Conduct accident investigations.
*Conduct sobriety tests.
*Response to citizen calls and complaints.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: