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The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is not accepting internet questionnaires or e-mail regarding employment. You must obtain a Pre-Employment Testing Questionnaire form from our Records Section at our MCSO Administrative Headquarters.

You may drop your Pre-Employment Testing Questionnaire form and resume at the Sheriff's Headquarters Building, 345 W. Second Street, P.O. Box 972, Dayton, OH 45422-2427.


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 Dispatcher  |  Security Officer  |  Corrections Officer
  Deputy Sheriff  |  Reserve Deputy Sheriff Call Evaluator

 

Civilian Dispatcher

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 $14.83 - $21.38.


Security Officer

Security Officers provide basic security services and assist the public, within court buildings and other county facilities.  Security Officers must possess the ability to communicate effectively with the public.  Security Officers must have the ability to learn how to operate weapons detection equipment and other screening devices, and to acquire a working knowledge of security methods and safety practices.

Applicants for this non-sworn position must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Security Officer applicants must be able to keyboard at least thirty words per minute.

The hourly pay rate for Security Officers ranges from $12.68 - $16.12.


Corrections Officer

Corrections Officers are responsible to ensure 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 a 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 $14.77 - $21.29.


Deputy Sheriff

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 $23.64 - $29.27.


Reserve Deputy Sheriff

Reserve Deputies work in conjunction with regular Deputy Sheriff’s 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.


Call Evaluator

Call Evaluators must have excellent communications skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with the public as well as other law enforcement personnel. Call Evaluators must have the ability to learn the basic operation of the computer aided dispatch systems. The ability to successfully complete the Law Enforcement Automated Data System (LEADS/NCIC) training program.

Call Evaluator applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Call Evaluator applicants must be able to keyboard at least fifty words per minute.

The hourly pay rate for the Call Evaluator position ranges from $12.68 - $16.12.