DARKE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application process should notify a representative of the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.
• Employment Process •
The selection process for the Darke County Sheriff’s Office has the following steps. The entire selection process may take several months.
1. Submission of an Application or Application Packet
2. Pre-Background Investigation Interview
This is an interview done to assist the background investigator in gathering information that pertains to the applicant’s background investigation.
3. Oral Interview
The interview board will consist of at least two Darke County Sheriff’s Office employees.
4. A Computer Voice Stress Examination (CVSA)
The CVSA is only an investigative aid, which will be used together with other information to support decisions relevant to employment status. The questions will be gathered from answers you provided on your application and during your background interview.
5. A Thorough Background Investigation
A background investigation of each applicant will be conducted.
6. Interview with the Sheriff
An appointment with the Sheriff will be scheduled. The Sheriff will conduct an interview of the applicant.
7. A Psychological Examination
This is a psychological examination designed to assess the emotional stability and psychological fitness of each applicant. This will be conducted after a conditional offer of employment, but prior to actual appointment to probationary status.
8. A Medical Examination
A medical examination of each applicant will be conducted after a conditional offer of employment, but prior to actual appointment to probationary status.
9. An Offer of Employment
You will be notified by the Sheriff or his designee on an offer of employment and a start date.