GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
120 EAST MAIN STREET
XENIA, OHIO 45385
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Updated: May 09, 2019
Job Classification: Corrections Officer
Greene County Sheriff's Office is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Corrections Officers.
Salary Information: $37,086.40 to $48,152.00 (Top pay is attained through step increases at year 1, 3 and 5 based on the current labor agreement)
Benefit Information: We offer an attractive and competitive fringe benefits package including:
Contact Information:Rhonda BarkerAdministrative Manager937email@example.com
Department Information: The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is led by Sheriff Gene Fischer who began his tenure by appointment in 2003. There are three Divisions in his Office including the Corrections Division, Law Enforcement Division and Administration. The Sheriff’s Office is a 24 hour, full-service agency serving the citizens of Greene County. Employees in the Corrections Division currently work a twelve hour (80 hours bi-weekly) schedule and choose their hours of work annually based on seniority. Employees may choose to work a day shift or a night shift. With this schedule, employees are currently assigned to work 7 out of 14 days in the bi-weekly pay-period and have a three-day weekend every other week. Corrections Officers maintain the safety and security of the inmates housed in one of our two full-service, 24-hour facilities. The Greene County Jail is an indirect supervision facility with a maximum capacity of 146 inmates, males and females, housed on three separate floors. The Adult Detention Center is a direct supervision facility with a maximum capacity of 236 male inmates housed in four separate pods.
County Information: Greene County was established in 1803 and has a population of over 163,000 residents within 421 geographical square miles. The County seat, Xenia, was recently selected one of the top 10 places to live in the country by the American Hiking Association. The city was named to the list because of the individual cities’ and county’s dedication to turning old railroad tracks into bike and walking paths. The county currently has more than 60 miles of bike trails open to the public.The county is also home to five colleges and universities, 6,000 acres of parks, over 15 annual festivals, the National Afro-American Museum, the U.S. Air Force Museum and to one of the nation’s most revered military bases - Wright Patterson Air Force Base.For more information about what Greene County has to offer you, please go to: http://www.greenecountyohio.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Greene-County-Visitors-Guide-Web-112513.pdf
Greene County Population: 163,820
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Necessary Certifications: Successful completion of the Ohio Basic Corrections Officer course as outlined in Ohio Revised Code 109:2-9-02. This course will be provided to the new hire during their first year of employment.
Residency: Candidates selected for employment must reside within Greene County or any contiguous counties of Greene County.
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Felonies: All applicants who have been convicted in court of a felony or the attempt, conspiracy or solicitation of a felony, including but not limited to, treason, murder, voluntary manslaughter, rape, robbery, arson, burglary, kidnapping, assault, theft and any other felony that involves physical force or the threat of physical force or crimes of dishonesty, will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Misdemeanors: All applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor offense in court within three (3) years of the date of application may be disqualified. All applicants convicted of two (2) or more misdemeanors will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Sex Offenses and Acts of Violence: All applicants who have been convicted in court of a sex offense as defined in Chapter 2907 of the Ohio Revised Code, or an offense of causing or threatening bodily harm as defined in Chapter 2903 of the Ohio Revised Code, or an attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit such a criminal act, will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Guns, Concealed Weapons and Dangerous Ordinance: Any applicants who have been convicted in any federal, state or municipal court of violating any gun control ordinance, carrying any concealed weapon, or possession of any dangerous ordinance, may be disqualified. Any attempt to violate any law, statue, or regulation to the above may be grounds for rejection. (Expunged records included)
Driving Disqualifiers: All applicants who have more than three (3) moving violations within the past three years will be disqualified.
All applicants with a conviction for operation a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs within the past three (3) years will be disqualified.
All applicants with alcohol or drug related moving violations in addition to any other moving violations within the past three (3) years will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Drugs (excluding marijuana): Any use of any prohibited substance or abuse of a controlled substance within the previous five (5) years may be grounds for rejection. All applicants who have been convicted in court of the possession and/or sale of narcotics, dangerous drugs or hallucinogens or any other controlled substance or drug of abuse or an attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit such a criminal act, will be disqualified.
Marijuana: All applicants who have been convicted in court for the sale of marijuana, or an attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit such a criminal act, will be disqualified. All applicants who have been convicted in court for the possession of marijuana may be disqualified. All applicants who have used marijuana within the past three years will be disqualified. (Expunged records included)
Employment Disqualifiers: All applicants who within five (5) years of the date of application have been discharged from previous employment for insubordination, serious misconduct on the job, unexcused absenteeism or tardiness, may be disqualified.
All applicants who within the past five (5) years have been suspended, reprimanded, or disciplined for insubordination, misconduct on the job, unexcused absenteeism, tardiness, inefficiency, or neglect of duty on two (2) or more occasions, may be disqualified.
All applicants who have been terminated from an employer for any theft offense will be disqualified.
Financial Disqualifiers: All applicants who have failed to obey or honor any judgments entered by a court of record, including, but not limited to, alimony or support payments, or have failed to pay any fine imposed by a court of record, may be disqualified. Other financial concerns will be reviewed on an individual basis.
Additional Disqualifiers: All applicants who have made any intentional false alarm or reports to any police agency may be disqualified.
Any applicant who is currently a member of any organization that advocates crime or the violent overthrow of the United States government will be disqualified.
All applicants who admit to a current pattern of alcohol, drug abuse or illegal gambling within the past twenty-four (24) months will be disqualified (i.e., conduct that is predictable, repetitive or continuing activity).
All applicants who have made false statements regarding any material matter during the selection process or have omitted any requested material information on the questionnaire, or who have cheated during any portion of the selection process will be disqualified.
Any applicant who has paid or accepted a bribe or favor to cover or hide any criminal offense, or acted in any manner to prevent discovery and/or apprehension of any criminal by any duly constituted law enforcement agency, or was involved in any plan or attempt to accomplish any of the above, may be disqualified.
Any applicant who has an active protection order against them.
A dishonorable discharge from military service.
All applicants who admit during the selection process to committing any of these offenses listed above may be disqualified as though they had been convicted.
Optional Categories: Hiring Process: The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age (where prohibited by law), or color.
The steps listed below will be followed for every candidate for employment being considered.