Sheriff Deputy

Wooster, OH
Wayne County Sheriff's Office

Salary: $21.59 – $28.30 per hour.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors the daily activities of inmates.
  • Distributes meals, medication, personal, and other items to inmates.
  • Patrols cell blocks in order to ensure to the security, health, and welfare of inmates.
  • Communicates with inmates during the booking process.
  • Search, fingerprint, obtain DNA, and photograph inmates during intake.
  • Prepare and maintain records related to inmate health, booking, and incidents.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries from government agencies, courts, and the general public.
  • Demonstrate regular and predictable timely attendance.
  • Maintain required licensure and certification.
  • Transports inmates to court appearances and medical appointments.


  • OPOTA Peace Officer certificate.
  • Highschool diploma or equivalency (GED).
  • Pass drug screen and background check.
  • Pass CVSA (lie detector) test.
  • Possess State of Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license.