Job Details

Corrections Officer

Division: Sheriff's Department
Contact Name: Sgt. Chad Carson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (740) 670-5529
Contact Fax: 740-670-5138
Date Posted: 10/5/2015
Position Location: 155 E. Main St. Newark, OH, 43055
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Position Description:

Corrections Officers are non-sworn, uniformed employees responsible to provide a safe and secure environment for inmates and staff in a corrections facility. Duties include but are not limited to: security checks, meal pass, inmate supervision, headcounts, reporting, processing incoming inmates, releasing inmates and various other duties.

Brief Description:

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to build an eligibility list to fill current and future positions as Corrections Officers. LCSO Corrections Officers work in a 24 hour, full-service Corrections Facility. Licking County provides competitive salaries and benefit packages.

Job Prerequisites:

Minimum Qualifications: 21 years of age, US citizen, valid Ohio driver’s license, high school diploma or general equivalency diploma

Additional Qualifications (Agency/Dept. Qualifications): Upon hire, candidate must complete the agency’s Jail Division Field Training Program for Corrections Officers. Within one year of employment successfully complete the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission Full Service Facility Corrections Officer Basic Training Program and various other certifications.

Application Procedure:

Those interested in being considered for this position must go to www.nationaltestingnetwork .com and complete the Corrections Officer entrance examination and personnel history questionnaire. Those candidates meeting the minimum requirements and successfully completing the NTN testing will be contacted to participate in the hiring process. Any questions regarding the hiring process may be directed to Sgt. Chad Carson at (740) 670-5529 or by email at


$42,162.02/year (starting salary)

$46,005.44/year (after two years of service)

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Salary