Job Details

Correctional Officer

Division: Sheriff's Department
Contact Name: Lt. Wagner
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 740-670-5527
Contact Fax: 740-670-5152
Date Posted: 1/21/2021
Position Location: 155 E. Main St. Newark, OH, 43055
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Position Description:

Correctional 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 Correctional 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 to retrieve an application, or paper copies will be available at the Sheriff’s Office lobby (155 E. Main St. Newark Ohio). Completed applications can be turned in by email to or in person at the Licking County Sheriff’s Office Attention Lt. Wagner. Any Questions should be directed to Lt. Wagner 740-670-5527.


Salary:           $22.15/Hour (starting salary) & $24.17/Hour (after two years of service)

About UFA:

Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Salary