Environmental Specialist (Part-Time)

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Mar 282018

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for part-time Environmental Specialist. This position reports to the Corrections Section.

Job Duties: Manages inmate work detail to perform work including: grass cutting, yard work, snow removal, parking lot cleanup and light maintenance work.

Desired Skills: Applicants should be self-motivated, able to work independently and manage simultaneous tasks. Valid Ohio Driver’s License required. Must have GED or equivalent.

Salary: Wages start at $11.00 / hour. Butler County is an EEO/AA employer.

Position Type: Part-Time (56 hours per two-week pay period)

Status: Open

Instructions: Visit our Employment Information page for more details on the hiring process. A Pre-Application Contact Form and further instructions can be found on that page.
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EMT (Part-Time)

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Feb 022018

Job Duties: More information coming soon.

Requires: Must hold and maintain a current, unrestricted EMT certification/license in the state of employment or NREMT and hold a valid CPR card.Experience preferred but not essential for consideration to hired


  • To be determined.

Status: Open

Positions Currently Open: Part-Time EMT assigned to Booking/ Intake of the Butler County Jail
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Communications Technician – Radio Specialist (Full-Time)

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Mar 232017

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Communications Technician. This position reports to the Technical Services Division.

Job Duties: 

Communications Technicians provide helpdesk support to users of the Sheriff’s BRICS system, which is comprised of public safety radio, 9-1-1 telephone, and audio logging systems. Applicants must have general computer / technical knowledge and skills. Communications Technicians will receive on the job training regarding the types of systems and equipment supported by the unit. The ability to work with a team and solve problems collaboratively is of the utmost importance. Duties include:

  • Provide helpdesk support and resolve problems to the end user’s satisfaction
  • Monitor and respond quickly and effectively to requests received via a ticket system
  • Receive, check in, inventory and return equipment to customers at a service counter
  • Work collaboratively with other technicians to solve problems
  • Monitor various alarm systems for reports of problems with system infrastructure
  • Coordinate timely repair of system infrastructure covered by vendor maintenance agreements

Desired Skills: 

Applicants should have the ability to:

  • Work in a team environment
  • Deliver good technical support over the phone and in person
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues with logical problem solving
  • Read, understand and apply complex technical information
  • Write clear and concise reports, emails and support ticket responses
  • Adapt to changing technologies and job requirements

Applicants should have knowledge of:

  • Desktop operating systems, email, web browsers, office applications

Experience in a public safety field is preferred but not required.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License to operate agency vehicles
  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time while using a computer. Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy equipment (up to 50 lbs unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Some outdoor work may be required.
  • Available to work during business hours, Monday through Friday, with the potential to be called in for emergencies outside of normal hours.

Salary:  $18 – $24 / hour, based on experience. Butler County is an EEO/AA employer.

Position Type: Full Time (40 hours / week)

Status: Open

Instructions: Visit our Employment Information page to download a Pre-Application Contact Form. For this particular posting, email your completed form to tlangmeyer@butlersheriff.org or send by mail to:
Butler County Sheriff’s Office
Attention: Lieutenant Todd Langmeyer
705 Hanover Street, Hamilton, OH 45011


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Mar 122017

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Dispatcher. The BCSO Regional Dispatch Center is a 24/7 operation. This employee answers telephone requests for emergency services (fire, law enforcement, and medical), general information, and non-emergency requests for service. Obtains pertinent information for each emergency situation, and relays the information to the appropriate emergency responders. Must be able to handle high stress situations. This employee will receive training and certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD).

Good communication skills and the ability to multi-task are vital qualities for successful candidates. Candidates should have knowledge of basic English grammar, spelling and usage. Candidates should have skills to operate computer equipment and enter information into computer using a computer keyboard, with speed and accuracy, and to make corrections as necessary. Candidates should have the ability to:

  • Listen and accurately obtain pertinent information from callers or field personnel in various situations
  • Remember and recall information from callers and field units, i.e. the status of dispatched units, descriptions, or information either unavailable or not readily available on computer screens.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Communicate effectively with external and internal customers
  • Remain calm and exercise good judgment in stressful situations which may extend for a considerable period of time.
  • Read and interpret computer system responses, maps, and color codes on various workstation monitors.
  • Prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Analyze available information, and make reasonable decisions in the absence of clear cut guidelines.
  • Provide pre-arrival instructions to callers.
  • Calm emotional or irate callers.
  • Successfully complete the training program, and obtain required certifications for this position within the established time frames.
  • Remain seated for extended periods of time.

The Sheriff’s Regional Dispatch Center is a 24-hour operation. Candidates must be willing and able to work assigned shifts including weekends and holidays.

Entry-Level: Prior service in a public safety dispatch center is preferred. Full-time dispatchers current starting wage is $15.56 an hour with contractual step increases up to $24.22 an hour.

Lateral Entry: Lateral entry candidates should have one or more years of full-time experience in a public safety dispatch center OR one or more years of previous full-time law enforcement, fire services, criminal justice agency, call center operation, paramilitary or military assignment.  APCO certification highly preferred. Full-time dispatchers earn $16.03 – $24.96 an hour. The starting wage for lateral entry hires will be based on the level of experience, including the type, duration, training and certifications.

Position Type: Full-Time and Part-Time

Status: Open

Butler County is an EEO/AA employer.

Visit our Employment Information page for more details on the hiring process.

Corrections Officer (Part-Time)

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Jan 172017

Corrections Officers are responsible for the safety and security of inmates housed in Butler County Sheriff’s Office correctional facilities. Each officer manages the day-to-day activities of the inmates within their assigned dorm/block, maintains a safe living environment for inmates, and may be called upon to assist with inmate intakes/releases. Each new officer will receive 160 hours of training with an experienced officer. Within the first year of hire, the officer will be required to complete the Basic Corrections Officer Training.

A peace officer certification from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission is not required.

Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older at time of appointment. Position requires a high school diploma or GED. Applicants are subject to an extensive background investigation as detailed on the employment information page linked below.

Position Type: Part-Time (maximum 29 hours / week)

Pay: Part-Time $16.00/hour

Status: Open

Visit our Employment Information page for more details on the hiring process.

Special Deputy (Volunteer)

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Mar 232012

Special Deputies are individuals who volunteers a minimum of 16 hours per month with the Sheriff’s Office. A special deputy must be certified as a Peace Officer through the Ohio Peace Officers Training Council prior to appointment. The individual will commit to work 8 hours in the jail and 8 hours with the Road Patrol unit each month. Individuals wishing to apply for the position of special deputy will be required to go through the same stringent hiring process required of all staff. Learn more about the Special Deputy unit.

Position Type: Volunteer

Requires: OPOTC Peace Officer Certification

Status: Open

Visit our Employment Information page for more details on the hiring process.