Career Opportunities

HCSD Merit Hiring Process 2021b


Corrections Officers

 The Hancock Jail Divison is comprised of staff members tasked with the resposibility for facility and inmate security and inmate transportations. 

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The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department is seeking to hire Correctional Officers who thrive in a fast-paced work environment and possesses great communication skills. A new facility for the sheriff’s department is currently under construction with fresh new furnishings and advanced technology. Hancock County is a great place to grow your career and to work with an existing top-notch team.

Correctional employees receive:

  • - Competative starting salary, with a matrix for pre-set increases.
  • - Health benefits (Dental & vision options) 
  • - Uniform and firearm provided
  • - Earned Vacation, Personal, and sick days, along with Paid Holidays
  • - 40 hour Jail School by ILEA
  • - Opportunities for additional training Qualifications for Correctional Officer:

Must be at least 21 years of age - High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required - Must possess a valid driver’s license - Ability to pass a background check, drug test, physical and psychological exam - Corrections experience is preferred but not a requirement - Familiarity with security regulations and basic safety procedures

To start the Correctional Officer testing process, use the link listed above to schedule written testing.

Reserve Deputy

The Hancock County Sheriff's Department Reserve Division is comprised of volunteers willing to provide a service to the citizens of Hancock County. These volunteers are sworn officers empowered by the Sheriff of Hancock County to help preserve law and order in the county.

Download Reserve Deputy Application

Mail or return to:
Attention: Reserve Division
Hancock County Sheriff's Department
123 East Main Street
Greenfield, IN 46140