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The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office accepts applications for employment for various positions within the Sheriff’s Office.

Requirements for employment consist of the following: Maintain a valid Ohio drivers license; abilitiy to read and understand departmental policy, rules, instructions, laws and regulations; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to exercise sound judgement; ability to make reasonable decisions; ability to operate related tools and equipment; ability to work in stressful conditions and possible hostile environment; ability to remember details and handle sensitive contacts with the public; ability to work various shifts and holidays. Felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories are not allowed.

Road Patrol applicants must have completed the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy; Corrections Officers must complete Corrections Training as a condition of employment.

Minimum qualifications required are: Must be 19 years of age at the time of employment; high school diploma, GED or equivalent; must be physically capable of performing all duties for the position; must be U.S. citizen; must be able to read and write the English language; must be of good moral character and of good temperate.

County benefit package which includes health insurance (medical, eye, dental), life insurance and PERS retirement system.

Items to be included with application:

  • Copy of diplomas from High Schools and Colleges attended
  • Copy of Military form DD-214, if applicable
  • Copy of valid Ohio Drivers License
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of certificates from specialized training courses

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All applicants shall apply in person at 1645 Davids Drive.

You may download an application by clicking the image below.