Sheriff’s Deputy (Road Patrol)
Open Until Filled
- Patrolling as assigned area of the County for observation and maintenance of the safety and security of persons and property;
- Investigating complaints, crimes and accidents;
- Administering sobriety tests, writing traffic tickets, providing aid to motorists, directing traffic if/as needed;
- 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.