CLERMONT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Robert S. Leahy, SHERIFF
“COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE”
Starting Pay: $ 40,664
After 60 Months: $ 55,266
- Minimum of 18 years of age when applying;
- Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D.;
- Must have a valid Drivers License;
- Must pass a written examination, physical fitness assessment, medical examination (including a drug screen) and voice stress exam
- Completion of a personal background investigation and oral interview;
- Health, Dental and Life Insurance Programs;
- Ten (10) days (80 hours)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, and laundry service provided;
- Tuition reimbursement for career-development college degree programs.
For Correction Officer 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 Examination (including drug screen).
- Written Examination – Consisting of mathematical problem solving; spelling accuracy; word association; alphabetizing.
- Physical Fitness Assessment – Consists of: Running; picking up and carrying an object weighing approximately 25 pounds; running while changing direction; climbing one or more flight of stairs while carrying the 25 pound object; and dragging a dummy weighing approximately 165 pounds for a distance of 10 feet.
During the application process, sensitive or confidential aspects of your personal life may be investigated, and your professional and personal acquaintances interviewed.
Correction Officer Position Description
Processes inmates in/out of the Clermont County Jail, maintaining all paperwork necessary to the process; verifies all court commitments, warrants to discharge & other orders of the court; schedules all inmate transportation between the Clermont County Jail and other detention facilities; fingerprints inmates; photographs all incoming inmates; searches inmates according to established procedures segregating as necessary and assigning/admitting inmates to cell blocks.
Supervises all inmates visually and/or by closed circuit TV in all areas of the Jail for their well-being & the security of the facility; supervises trustees in their work assignments; administers medication; issues jail/bed clothing; provides commissary items; administers to all other needs of inmates as may be required.
Coordinates inmate movement inside and/or outside of Jail; arranges for medical/dental appointments, court appearances, professional evaluations and any other required transportation; arranges telephone calls & visitation for inmates.
Communicates directly with officers of the court, parole officers, Clerk of Courts personnel, other law enforcement agencies, & penal institutions concerning inmate-related matters.
Performs other related duties as assigned.