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Job Title: Corrections Deputy
Hiring Organization: Wood County Sheriff's Office
Salary Range: $16.68 to $21.87 hourly
Closing Date: 06/29/2014
Job Location: Ohio

Updated: May 12, 2014

Classification: Corrections Deputy

The Wood County Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for Corrections Deputy. The posting will remain open and positions filled as needed.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PHQ as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your application process.

Salary Information: Start $16.68/hr., 1 year $21.78/hr., then 5 year step increases.

Benefit Information: Health, Prescription, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance. Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time. OPERS retirement. Uniform allowance. Paid Corrections Academy and CEU required training.

Contact Information:
Nelson Evans, HR Director--

Office 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 the 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 "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

Job Requirements:
Age: 21
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Correctable to 20/20.
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must be able to pass corrections academy and state certification.
  • Must obtain CEU's annually as required by Ohio Law and/or the Sheriff's Office.
Special Instructions: To apply and sign up for pre-employment testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIND JOBS and then ADULT CORRECTIONS JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882.
Additional Online Information: http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com
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