If you are interested in applying for a position at the Sheriff’s Office, please fill out an Employment Application by clicking here. MCSO is An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please download the application, fill it out, save the file, and email the application and your resume (optional)
to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have additional questions on career opportunities, you can inquire through the email provided or by contacting the recruitment office at 937-496-7542.
Listed below is information about entry-level positions at the Sheriff's Office.
Please note that the Sheriff's Office hires from eligibility lists and that this listing of job positions does not imply that vacancies exist now or will exist in the future.
Civilian Dispatchers must have excellent communications skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with the public as well as other law enforcement personnel. Dispatchers must have the ability to learn the basic operation of the Sheriff's 800Mhz radio system and computer-aided dispatch systems. The ability to obtain certification as a Law Enforcement Automated Data System (LEADS) operator is mandatory.
Dispatcher applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Dispatcher applicants must be able to keyboard at least fifty words per minute.
The hourly pay rate for the Civilian Dispatcher position ranges from $19.42 - $26.80.
Corrections Officers are responsible for ensuring the care and welfare of prisoners confined within the Jail while using proper safety methods and techniques. Corrections Officers must possess the ability to complete the State of Ohio approved basic corrections course successfully.
Applicants for this non-sworn position must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, must be able to keyboard at least thirty words per minute, and must be able to pass a physical performance test.
The pay rate for Corrections Officers ranges from $17.66 - $26.57
The MCSO is now hiring Corrections Officers with 2 years or more experience. Candidates for the Corrections Officer position who possess a Ohio Peace Officer Training Council Corrections Office Basic Training Certificate and have 2 years or more experience working at a pre-sentence facility (Ohio County Jail) are eligible to apply. Experienced Candidates will not be required to take a written test or fitness test. If the Candidate is eligible to be hired, starting hourly wage is $19.85.
The pay rate for Lateral Corrections Officers ranges from $19.85 - $26.57
Deputy Sheriffs are responsible for protecting the life and property of citizens through the enforcement of the law and through the investigation of felony, misdemeanor, and traffic offenses. Therefore, candidates for Deputy Sheriff must possess certification as a Peace Officer from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission before beginning the selection process.
Sworn Deputy Sheriff applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Deputy Sheriffs must possess a valid State of Ohio driver's license, must be able to keyboard at least thirty words per minute, and must be able to pass a physical performance test.
The pay rate for the Deputy Sheriff position ranges from $27.70 - $34.28.
Reserve Deputy Sheriff
Reserve Deputies work in conjunction with regular Deputy Sheriffs and perform a wide variety of duties including augmenting patrol deputies and detectives and working special events. Certification through the Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission as a peace officer is necessary before applying for this volunteer position. Reserve Deputy applicants must complete the same selection process as full-time employees.
Reserve Deputy applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Reserve Deputies must possess a valid State of Ohio driver's license, must be able to keyboard at least thirty words per minute, and must be able to pass a physical performance test.
This is an unpaid sworn position. Reserve Deputies must complete a requisite number of volunteer service hours each month. Reserve Deputy applicants should call if they desire additional information.