Job Details

Deputy Sheriff

Division: Sheriff's Department
Contact Name: Lt. Chad Carson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 740-670-5529
Contact Fax: 740-670-5152
Date Posted: 11/26/2019
Position Location: 155 East Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
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Position Description:

Deputies provide law enforcement services to the citizens of Licking County. Those services include but are not limited to: investigating criminal and non-criminal complaints, enforcing the laws of the State of Ohio, traffic crash investigation, traffic violation enforcement, serving court issued papers, arresting offenders, testifying in court and prepares reports.

Brief Description:

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to build an eligibility list to fill current and future positions as Deputy Sheriffs.

Job Prerequisites:

Minimum Qualifications:       21 years of age, US citizen, valid Ohio driver’s license, high school diploma or general equivalency diploma and an Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy Basic Peace Officer Training Academy certification.


Additional Qualifications (Agency/Dept. Qualifications): Upon hire, candidate must successfully complete the agency’s Field Training Program.

Application Procedure:

Application Procedures: Those interested in being considered for this position must complete an agency employment application. The application can be found by visiting Any questions regarding the hiring process for a Deputy Sheriff position may be directed to Lt. Chad Carson at (740) 670-5529 or by email at


Successful candidates will be subject to Licking County’s pre-employment drug screen and background check


Salary:           Based on current Labor Agreement

                        $24.82/hour (starting salary)

                        $29.67/hour (after two years of service)

About UFA:

Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly