CLERMONT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
ALBERT J. RODENBERG, JR., SHERIFF
"LEADERSHIP BY EXAMPLE"
Minimum of 20 years of age when applying;
Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D.;
Must posses a valid Ohio Basic Peace Officer's Certification prior to start date;
Must have a valid Ohio Drivers License;
Must pass a written examination, physical fitness assessment, psychological evaluation, medical exam (including a drug screen) and a voice stress analysis;
Completion of a personal background investigation and oral interview;
$40,393.00 - $57,220.00 (Road Patrol) $36,067.00 - $52,832.00 (Court Services)
Health, Dental and Life Insurance Programs;
Ten (10) days vacation after one year;
Ten (10) paid holidays per year;
One (1) Personal Day per year after one year;
Fifteen (15) sick days annually;
Excellent retirement benefits;
Uniforms, laundry and firearms provided;
Tuition reimbursement for career-development college degree programs.
For Deputy Sheriff positions the steps in the selection process include the following:
Application Review , Criminal and Traffic Record Checks, Background Investigation, Oral Interview, Voice Stress Analysis, Medical and Psychological Examinations.
Written Examination - Consisting of mathematical problem solving; spelling accuracy; vocabulary and grammar comprehension; mapping/directional capability; current OPOTA curriculum knowledge (SPO’s) which make up 50% of exam.
Physical Fitness Assessment - Consists of: Running; jumping; leaping or climbing over obstacles ranging in height from a minimum of 18 inches not to exceed 5 feet; ducking under obstacles about 4 feet above the ground; running while changing directions; dragging a dummy weighing approximately 165 pounds for a distance of 10 feet; and identifying a simulated suspect based solely on the color of articles of clothing worn.
Applicants not achieving a passing grade on the written examination will have a waiting period of 6 months before being permitted to participate in the written examination for a second time.
During the application process, sensitive or confidential aspects of your personal life may be investigated, and your professional and personal acquaintances interviewed.
Deputy Sheriff (Road Patrol) Position Description:
Protects life and property in county jurisdiction, patrolling assigned area to maintain order, enforce laws and provide assistance to citizens as needed; responds to reports of misdemeanors or felonies and performs preliminary observations and investigations; takes offense reports, gather evidence; shall secure scene of crimes and accidents; maintains traffic; takes traffic accident reports on private and public property.
Apprehends suspected law violators, performs arrests, searches, restrains, books and confines arrested persons; transports person(s) in custody, assuming responsibility for discipline and safety.
Serves as officer of the court in serving warrants and other legal documents; provides court testimony as required.
Performs related duties as necessary (takes fingerprints, prepares reports, takes photographs, searches records, assists in duty officer station).
New and other related duties as assigned.
Deputy Sheriff (Court Services) Position Description:
Provides security to courts of jurisdiction, county office buildings and other institutions; Provides transportation and supervision of inmates ordered to appear by courts of jurisdiction, i.e., Municipal, Common Pleas, Juvenile and Domestic Relations; protects life and property in county jurisdiction; enforces laws and protects citizens, with emphasis on court security.
Transports inmates to respective Clerk of Courts; transports inmates to and from medical and psychological appointments; transports sentenced inmates to receiving state penal institutions; transports prisoners detained at other police agencies and/or institutions on the Sheriff’s legal authority.
Prepares and files paperwork relative to inmates transported to state penal institutions and other agencies, i.e., serves and completes court related paperwork, i.e., warrants, commitments, discharges, etc.
New and other related duties as assigned.