The Geauga County Sheriff's Office invites applications for Correctional Officers to female candidates for openings at the Safety Center.
To be considered for a position, applicants must submit an application and meet the minimum qualifications of having a high school diploma or GED, have a valid Ohio driver’s license, ability to make appropriate decisions quickly and with tact and impartiality, ability to learn and apply policies and procedures, ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Examples of duties include:
Perform inmate head counts, cell checks, and searches. Monitor, log, and supervise inmate movement, recreation, visitations, cleaning, laundry, and security checks. Receive and release inmates by completing paperwork, fingerprinting, photographing, data entry, and conducting checks for outstanding warrants, protection orders, etc. Log and manage inmate property, money, and supplies. Exercise appropriate use of force and self-defense tactics to restrain disorderly inmates and deescalate volatile situations. Operate and maintain radios, telephones, and other communication equipment. Operate doors and intercoms and perform security checks of the perimeter, buildings, and grounds. Answer phones and assist callers with questions and concerns. Answer inmate questions and concerns and assist inmates with paperwork as necessary. Prepare and complete reports.
Applications can be found on the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office web site or at the link below. They can also be picked up at the Office.