Job Opportunities

When the Lake County Sheriff’s Office requires additional personnel in any division, job postings are displayed in the front lobby. These postings contain all pertinent information relative to the position that is posted (i.e., qualifications, responsibilities, etc.). The Sheriff’s Office employs personnel for Patrol, the Adult Detention Facility, Clerical Services, Central Dispatch, and Data Processing.

The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services is notified of these job postings to keep their counselors aware of the opportunities available at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The O.D.J.F.S. is provided with job responsibilities, qualifications required, and salary information which they post on the Internet ( or

You may call our office, (440) 350-5530, at any time, to inquire about job postings.  If we are taking applications for a position that you are interested in, you may apply at:

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office

104 East Erie Street

Painesville, Ohio 44077

Monday through Sunday-7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

All applications must be completed at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Any material you wish included with your application may be attached at this time (resumes, diplomas, certificates, awards, and letters of recommendation).