Sheriff’s Deputy (Road Patrol)

Port Clinton, OH
Ottawa County Sheriff's Office

Salary: $25.27.

Open Until Filled

Essential Functions:

  1. Patrolling as assigned area of the County for observation and maintenance of the safety and security of persons and property;
  2. Investigating complaints, crimes and accidents;
  3. Administering sobriety tests, writing traffic tickets, providing aid to motorists, directing traffic if/as needed;
  4. Serving warrants, preparing reports/documentation and court-related requirements.


  • Candidates must be certified by OPOTA.
  • Patrol experience preferred but not necessary.
  • Have a working knowledge of criminal and traffic law.
  • Must possess a valid Ohio drivers’ license, with the ability to operate a County vehicle.
  • Knowledge of security and safety procedures and techniques, criminal and traffic investigation and techniques, state and federal regulations, policies and procedures related to law enforcement and public relations.
  • Skill in operation of police equipment and operation of firearm.
  • Ability to deal with multiple variables and determine specific course of action, ability to handle sensitive contacts.
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions, ability to keep accurate and timely records and ability to demonstrate effective organizational skills.