Careers

To apply for any position, follow the link below.

https://www.cognitoforms.com/FloydCountySheriffsDepartment/floydcountysheriffsdepartmentemploymentapplication

Currently accepting applications for:

  • Corrections Officers
  • Merit Police Officers
  • Dispatch

General Requirements for All Positions

  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent as accepted by the Superintendent of Public Instructions for the State of Indiana.
  • Must not have a record of conviction of felony or any crime involving moral turpitude
  • Must have a non-negligent automobile accident record.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have a verifiable good record of previous employment.
  • Must have a good credit rating.
  • Must be in sound mental and physical health.
  • Must be willing to appear for a Department interview by staff officers.
  • Must be willing to submit to a thorough character investigation by the Department
  • Must be willing to work a revolving shift schedule, if required.
  • Must submit to being fingerprinted.
  • Pass a Polygraph Examination.
  • Adhere to our Department Tattoo Policy. Review Here.
  • Must maintain and provide a valid email address throughout the hiring process, as this will be the primary method of communication for updates.

Merit Police officers – Additional Requirements

  • Must complete Written Test. The EMPCO test information and testing locations are available online at https://www.empco.net/ind/ There is a fee to take this exam
  • Must pass a Physical Fitness Test (ILEA Basic Course Exit Standards). 
    • Vertical Jump – 16 Inches
    • One Minute Sit-ups: 29
    • 300 Meter Run: 71 seconds
    • Maximum Push-ups: 25
    • 1.5 Mile Run: 16 Minutes, 28 Seconds
  • Physical agility test will be held at Highland Hills Middle School (3492 Edwardsville Galena Rd, Georgetown, IN 47122), Saturday September 14th at 8:00 a.m.

For more information on the ILEA Physical Agility test visit:

http://www.in.gov/ilea/2338.htm

  • Must complete an oral interview.
  • Must agree to a thorough physical examination by a physician designated by the Department.
  • Must be a resident of Floyd County on the date or employment or be willing to become a Floyd County resident within 1 year of appointment.
  • Must complete all required background investigation components and a Polygraph Examination.

Corrections Officers Additional Requirements

  • Must complete Physical Fitness Test (COPAT)
  • Must complete a Peer Interview and Administrative Interview
  • Must complete all required background investigation components

Job benefits and pay scale

Merit Police Officer

Pay Scale

  • Starting pay: $53,651

Benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Personal, Holiday, & Sick Time
  • Shift Differential
  • Take Home Vehicle
  • Promotional Rank Increases
  • Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation Options
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Paid Court Appearances

Corrections Officer

Pay Scale

  • Starting pay: $37,298.15 ($17.93 per hour)

Benefits (Full-Time Only):

  • Paid Vacation, Personal, Holiday, & Sick Time
  • Promotional Pay Increases
  • Shift Differential
  • State PERF Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation Options
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Uniforms Provided

Communications

Pay Scale

  • $41,000 ($19.71 per hour)
  • Full-Time (40 Hours Weekly)

Benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Personal, Holiday, & Sick Time
  • Shift Differential
  • Promotional Pay Increases
  • State PERF Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation Options
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Uniforms Provided

Floyd County Government is an E-Verify employer, and all new employees are required to have their employment eligibility verified through the Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration. To remain in accordance with the law, the Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that we certify the identity and work eligibility of all new employees.  Therefore, if hired, your presentation of proper documentation is required by the law.  The Employment Eligibility form (Form I-9) and all other needed documentation can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdfwww.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf Please note that if you submit a document from list B of form I-9, this document must contain a photo ID to establish identity. All new employees must present the required documents in person, on your first day of employment. 

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