Jail Division Employment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • United States Citizen
  • Valid Driver’s License (Valid Indiana License by appointment)
  • No felony convictions
  • High School Graduate or High School Equivalency Diploma
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Pass all the components of the Selection Process
  • No dishonorable discharge or undesirable discharge from any Armed Forces branch
  • No misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence
  • Pass stringent drug screen


  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Educational Assistance
  • Weapons and Uniform issue
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacations
  • Military Reserve Leave
  • Continuous training opportunities

Step 1 Application

Submit an application through the job postings

Step 2 Interview/Testing-Process

Once your application is received and reviewed you will be contacted via phone and or email you provided on your application to set a date and time to take the standardize correction recruitment exam and panel interview that will be administered on site. 

Step 3 Conditional Offer/Background Investigation

If given a conditional offer of employment the last step of the process is a complete background investigation check to include.

  • Criminal History Check
  • Driving Record Check
  • Past Employment History
  • Reference Checks, personal and professional
  • Drug Screening
  • Investigation Interview 

Hamilton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify