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Hiring Correction Officers
The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for female and male Correction Officers. The positions are part-time hourly positions. Applications will be accepted through May 25th, 2018 at 3:00pm. Persons interested in applying can pick up an application at any time at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility located at 204 N. Washington St. Van Wert or the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office located at 113 N. Market Street Van Wert. Interested persons can also print an application off of the Sheriff’s Office website at www.vanwertcountysheriff.com

Persons applying need to include a letter of interest and a resume’ when submitting their application. Applications can be dropped off at the Correctional Facility at any time during the acceptance period above, emailed to the Sheriff’s Office by using the link at the bottom of the Sheriff’s Office home page, or mailed to the Sheriff’s Office using the above address.

Applicants must:

• Be a US Citizen
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Be a resident of Van Wert County or be able to become a resident within 1 year
• Possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License
• Have a High School diploma or GED and provide a copy of the diploma or certificate with the application
• Be of good moral character
• Never have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving Moral Turpitude or is not currently under indictment for any criminal offense.
• Never have been convicted of any family violence offense
• Obtain certifications required to perform duties of position to maintain employment
• Be able to pass pre-employment background investigation, which may include a polygraph examination
• Be able to pass drug screen
• Be fingerprinted and subject to a search of local, state, and national records and fingerprint files.

Starting wage is $14.18 per hour with step increases. The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office offers paid vacation time and sick time. Correction Officers may also be eligible for insurance for themselves.

Successful candidates for the positions must complete a nine (9) month probationary period commencing from the date of hire.

The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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