The Wood County Sheriff’s Office provides a rewarding opportunity to new employees. A position with the Sheriff’s Office is more than just a job — it’s a career.

We are always building our list of potential candidates for the following positions:
Road Patrol Deputy
Corrections Deputy
Communications Deputy
Food Service Crew Member

Please click the link below to download the Wood County Application and apply for one of the above positions.  Upon submitting your application, you may be contacted for an interview and potential testing through the National Testing Network. Submit your application to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office, located at 1960 East Gypsy Lane Road – Bowling Green.

Wood County Application

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office offers:

•    Top Competitive Salaries
•    Excellent Medical Coverage
•    Dental Coverage
•    Retirement Plans (OPERS)
•    Life Insurance
•    Paid Holidays (12 annually)
•    Paid Vacations
•    Sick Leave
•    Uniform Allowance
•    Paid Training



Age: 21 if applying for Road Patrol; 18 if applying for Corrections, Food Service Crew Member and Dispatch

US Citizen: Lawfully able to work in the U.S.

Valid OHIO State Driver’s License: Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Vision: Correctable to 20/20

Schooling Prior and Post Hiring:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Road Patrol must have current Ohio Peace Officer Academy certification.
  • Must be able to pass corrections academy and state certification.
  • Must obtain CEU’s annually as required by Ohio Law and/or the Sheriff’s Office.

Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: No felony convictions (expunged records included).

Driving Disqualifiers:

  • Must be insurable under Wood County’s insurance carrier.
  • No OMVI arrests within the last 3 years.
  • No DUS or reckless operation arrests within the last 3 years.
  • Multiple traffic arrests that may make one uninsurable.

Drug Use Disqualifiers:

  • No misdemeanor drug convictions within the last 5 years.
  • No felony drug convictions.
  • Drug screen required on conditional offer then randomly thereafter.


Contact Information:

Ashley DeLeon – Deputy Director of Human Resources & Finance
Office Phone: 419-354-9004

Brianne Cooper- Director of Human Resources & Finance
Office Phone: 419-354-9005

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