FCSO Careers

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Merit Police Officers

Starting Salary: $59,352

  • Paid Vacation
  • Shift Differential
  • Take Home Vehicle
  • Promotional Rank Increases
  • Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Health – Dental/Vision
  • Life Insurance,
  • Longevity Pay
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Paid Court Appearances.

CURRENTLY CLOSED

Corrections Officers

Starting Salary: $44,600

  • Paid Vacation,
  • Personal, Holiday and Sick Time
  • Shift Differential,
  • Promotional Rank Increases
  • State PERF Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Health – Dental/Vision
  • Life Insurance,
  • Longevity Pay
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Paid Court Appearances

CURRENTLY OPEN

Communications

Starting Salary: $46,948

  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal, Holiday and Sick Time
  • Shift Differential
  • Promotional Rank Increases
  • State PERF Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Health – Dental/Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Paid Court Appearances

CURRENTLY OPEN

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.
  • Must maintain and provide a valid email address throughout the hiring process, as this will be the primary method of communication for updates.

Merit Patrol Officer Additional Requirements

  • Written Exam (EMPCO Testing)
  • Physical Fitness Test (ILEA Basic Exit Standards)
  • Background Investigation
  • Oral Interview
  • Polygraph Exam
  • Physician Exam
  • Resident of Floyd County within 1 year of appointment.

Corrections Officer Additional Requirements

  • Physical Fitness Test (COPAT)
  • Must Completed Peer Interview
  • Must Complete Administrative Interview
  • All Required Background Components