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Correctional Officer Job in Hillsboro, Ohio US

Correctional Officer

Highland County Sheriff's Department - Hillsboro, OH

Posted: 3/29/2023 - Expires: 12/24/2023

Job ID: 238402439


Job Description

Highland Ohio | Buckeye State Sheriffs' Association

Highland County Sheriff’s Office

Correctional Officer


Minimum Qualification

  • 18 Years of Age When Applying
  • High School Graduate/GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Pass a Medical Examination and Drug Screen
  • Completion of a Personal Background Investigation and Oral Interview


  • Health, Dental, and Life Insurance Programs
  • 80 Hours of Vacations after1 Year
  • 80 Hours of Paid Holidays Per Year
  • 120 Hours of sick Time Per Year
  • Up to 24 Hours Personal Leave Per Year
  • PERS Retirement Benefits
  • Uniforms Provided

For Correction Officer positions, the steps in the selection process include the following:

Application review, criminal and traffic record checks, background investigation, oral interview

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 Highland County Justice Center, 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 Highland 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 televisions in 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 outside of the jail. Arranges for medical/dental appointments, court appearances, professional evaluations and any other required transportation.


 Performs other related duties as assigned. 




Applications are available at Highland County OhioMeansJobs.




Contact Information

Personal Contact:
Highland County
1575 N High Street, Suite 31
Hillsboro, OH 45135

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
$16.76 - $0.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Ohio Drivers License
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 3