Deputy 1

$25.45 hourly
  • Franklin County Sheriff's Office
  • 370 South Front Street, Columbus, OH, USA and/or 2460 Jackson Pike, Columbus, OH
  • Jul 21, 2020
Full time Law Enforcement- Officer

Job Description

Must have taken and passed the Corrections Test with the National Testing Network before being able to apply with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office:

Vouchers to take our Pre-Employment test are available upon request, please email us at:

Individuals who have already taken the Pre-Employment Corrections Test who have sent their current test scores to another agency and would like to send their scores to our department, we will cover that fee to transfer your scores.

Job Description:

Protects property, maintains security and discipline of inmates in correctional facility.  Watches security screens; patrols floor, dorm and recreation areas; counts and verifies inmates in area; monitors movement of inmates between areas of facility; searches incoming prisoners; receives and releases prisoners; monitors prisoner releases (e.g., assures that time has been served & no holders, detainers, and/or active warrants exist); provide coverage in several areas of jail facility during single tour of duty at discretion of shift supervisor.  Responds to emergency situations.
Answers telephone and questions of attorneys, parole officers, probation officers and law enforcement personnel; prepares reports of incidents; secures inmates' personal effects; maintains records of inmates funds and releases property and/or funds with inmate authorization; issues visitation passes; searches incoming property and mail.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or G.E.D.; must have valid driver's license for positions assigned to transportation section and/or requires commercial driver's license to drive vehicles qualifying as commercial. Must be 18 years old at date of hire.

Must successfully complete approved correctional officers course within one year from date of hire. 

Training Requirements

Must have taken and passed the Corrections Test with the National Testing Network; Must be 18 years old at date of hire; Must have a High School Diploma or GED