Position:  Corrections Officer (1475-30)
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  1475-30
# of Openings:  10

Corrections Officer (1475-30)
Deadline to Apply:  Until Filled
Work Location:
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
1000 Sycamore St. #100
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Work Hours:  
Full Time - Jail Services Division
  • Entry:  $37,080.00  (Excluding Overtime, Paid Holidays, Uniform Allowance).
  • Salary after first year: $40,383.31 (Excluding Overtime, Paid Holidays, Uniform Allowance).
As you consider a career with the Hamilton County Sheriffs Office, you have the opportunity to become a member of a large and rapidly growing agency in Southwest. Our mission is to attract high quality, highly motivated, and goal oriented candidates to become future leaders of the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.
All Hamilton County Deputies begin their careers in the Jail Services Division, where they obtain 360 hours of paid training within their first year of assignment. Working in the jail provides valuable experience, knowledge and communication to prepare Deputies to advance in their careers.
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office wants you to be highly trained and a leader in your chosen profession.
If you have any questions, please call Sergeant Ryan Cornett.
  • High School graduate or GED equivalent
  • Must be at least 19 years of age, of good moral character
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving immoral character or any felony
  • Must be drug free
  • Must submit to a criminal and personal background check
  • Weight must be in proportion to height in accordance with established standards
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language
  • Must pass written examination, physical fitness assessment, medical examination
  • Successful completion of a personal background investigation
  • Successful completion of 3 panel interview and a Home Interview
  • Pass CVSA (Computer Voice Stress Analyzer)
  • Qualified applicants must pass all phases of pre-employment testing
  • No visible tattoos (in long sleeve shirt, below the cuff or above the shirt collar)
Applicants for positions with Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office are subject to background screening in accordance with the document: Inventory of Criminal Offenses Ruling Out Consideration For Hire  refer to hcso.org. Convictions from this list may disqualify a candidate for employment with Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.
Hiring Process
  • Application
  • Written Examination
  • Background Investigation
  • Must agree to an sign a Background Investigation Release of Information form
  • Personal History Statement
  • Employment Previous/Current
  • Address verification
  • Criminal, Traffic, and Civil Records Check
  • References
  • Financial
  • Military
  • Education
  • Driver’s license verification
  • Medical Examination
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • CVSA (Computer Voice Stress Analyzer)
  • Must submit to and successfully pass at least (3) pre-employment interviews and home interview
How To Apply:
We encourage you to fill out an application at www.hcso.org so you can get started on your new and exciting career. You can submit the application online or it may be emailed to Lieutenant Ems, dems@sheriff.hamilton-co.org.

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