New Employment Opportunities



Message from Fairfield County Sheriff, Alex Lape

  • The new year is quickly approaching!
  • Have you thought about a new employment opportunity?
  • Have you considered working for the fifth fastest growing county in the state of Ohio?
  • Have you thought about a career where you can go to work and make a difference in the lives of people  in our community? 
  • Do you have a desire to serve the public in a law enforcement capacity as a Deputy Sheriff or a  Corrections Officer?
  • With 505 square miles and 13 municipalities, 13 Townships you meet new people and see new things  every day. Along with opportunity, you’ll get this; Opportunities
  • Patrol Bureau, Criminal Investigations, Jail Bureau, Major Crimes Unit, Communications Bureau 
  • Community Services, School Resource Officers, S.W.A.T, Court Security, Environmental Enforcement 
  • Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Traffic Enforcement, Canine Handlers, Bicycle Patrols, Unmanned 
  • Aircraft System (sUAS), Training Division.


  • United States Citizen 
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License 
  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or Equivalent 
  • Read, Write & Speak English 
  • 21 Years Old for Law Enforcement 
  • O.P.O.T.A. Certified for L.E. 
  • 18 Years Old for Corrections 
  • 18 Years Old for Communications 
  • 18 Years Old for Civilians


  • $54,000-$65,000 Deputy
  • $43,000-$46,500 Corrections
  • Laterals based on experience
  • Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Competitive Salaries, Longevity Pay, Deferred Compensation 
  • Uniform Allowance, Paid Holidays, Special Duty Opportunities, Medical, Dental & Vision (Single & Family  Coverage), Long Term/Short Term Disability, Free Urgent Care Clinic, Wellness Incentives 
  • Physical Fitness Incentives, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Training
  • More than a Job. Your Career Starts Here!

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