Road Patrol Position Posting

In anticipation of future openings in the Road Patrol Division, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office will begin the testing process.  Individuals that are interested should go to and register for the Law Enforcement Test. Eligibility for the test is based on the following criteria:

  • 21 years of age
  • U.S. citizen
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • OPOTA Law Enforcement Certification
  • No felony convictions (expunged records included).
  • Must be insurable under Wood County’s insurance carrier
  • No misdemeanor drug convictions within the last 5 years
  • No felony drug convictions
  • No garnishment for failure to pay child support.

To fill out an application and schedule a test, go to, select Law Enforcement Position, and sign up for the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.

What to expect at the website:

•Completion of the application process
•Review all information related to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Division position, including minimum requirements, salary and benefits.
•Detailed information about the testing process for the entry level test.
•Opportunity to take online practice tests at
•Schedule your own convenient test time. Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays.
•Take high quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment.

Upon completion of the entry level exam, all candidate scores are automatically forwarded to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.  Candidates who attain a passing score on the entry level exam will be placed on the Wood County Sheriff’s Offices eligibility list.  The Wood County Sheriff’s Office will contact selected candidates on the list and may invite them to continue to participate in other stages of the Office selection process.

National Testing Network is a service provided to conduct entry level testing in a standardized, professional environment. National Testing Network does not replace the Wood County Sheriff’s Office responsibility and decision making in the testing process.  All candidate results are provided to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office where the final decisions are made.

Any questions about the testing can be directed to National Testing Network through their website or by calling their toll-free number, 1-866-563-3882. Questions concerning the Road Patrol position or the process for filling the position can be directed to the Human Resource Office, 419-354-9004.