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Road Patrol Deputy

Wood County Sheriff's Office - Bowling Green, Ohio

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Entry Level Salary:
$16.68 hourly
Top Pay:
$21.79 hourly

Job Description

WOOD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE1960 EAST GYPSY LANE ROADBOWLING GREEN, OHIO 43402http://www.woodcountysheriff.com Updated: July 21, 2014Classification: Road Patrol DeputyWood County is currently testing for Road Patrol Deputy.  The department anticipates 3-4 openings.  The posting will remain open until filled.  Testing is conducted through National Testing Network (NTN).The department requires the candidate PHQ.  You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account.  The PHQ should be completed as soon as possible, so there is not a delay in your process.Salary Information: Start $16.68/hr., 1 year $21.78/hr., then 5 year step increasesBenefit Information: Health, Prescription, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance. Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time. OPERS retirement. Uniform allowance. Paid CEU required training.Candidate Contact Information:Nelson EvansHR Directornevans@co.wood.oh.usDepartment Overview:The Wood County Sheriff's Office is a modern progressive office that handles corrections, road patrol, civil paper service, and dispatch for Wood County, Ohio. The Sheriff's Office currently deploys 124 deputies into its core assignments plus its Detective Bureau, DARE/SRO, SRT, and CCW/SORN units. Last year the Sheriff's Office had 26,000 calls for service and 4,400 inmates booked into its corrections facility.New Jail Expansion: The County has just authorized a jail expansion for 2015 that will add 60 additional minimum security beds.County Information:Wood County covers 617.4 square miles and is situated just south of Toledo, Ohio. It is home of Bowling Green State University, Owens Community College, Owens Illinois World Headquarters, First Solar Inc.,Magna International, Chrysler Group LLC, and Wood County Hospital. Founded in 1820, Wood County has a rich history and played a vital part in the opening of the Western United states and in the War of 1812. It is home to the largest reconstructed walled fort in the United States, Fort Meigs and is part of the Maumee River Watershed with the Maumee and Portage Rivers feeding nearby Lake Erie. Every year thousands of fisherman from all over the Midwest flock to Wood County for the annual "walleye run." Wood County provides a nice mix of country and city living having 5 cities, 21 villages, and 19 townships. The County is also known for its great Midwestern values, friendly people and great schools.Population: 128,200

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Grad
  • Experience: Entry

Job RequirementsAge: 21US Citizen: YesHigh School Grad/GED: YesValid OHIO State Driver's License: YesAbility to Read/Speak English: YesVision: Correctable to 20/20.Academy Certification:  YesNecessary Certifications:  Current OPOTA certification.Schooling Prior and Post Hiring:•    High School Diploma or GED equivalent.•    Must be OPOTA certified.•    Must obtain CEU's annually as required by Ohio Law and/or the Sheriff's Office.

Contact Informaton

Chad Andrews

Wood County Sheriff's Office
1960 East Gypsy Lane Road
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
phone: (866) 563-3882

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