Madison Township, Franklin County Patrol Officer

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Patrol Officer

Madison Township, Franklin County

Madison Township, (Franklin County) Ohio is seeking candidates for the position of Patrol Officer. Madison Township is one of seventeen (17) townships situated in the southeast corner of Franklin County, bordered by Fairfield and Pickaway Counties. The annual salary range for this position is $57,716 – 84,710. Lateral Transfers may start at step A or higher on the wage scale. This position is classified as non-exempt/bargaining.


Must be OPOTC Certified at time of hire. High school diploma required. Must be 21 years old and possess a valid driver’s license, free from excessive violations. No history of felonies, DV, or crimes of aggression. Must have favorable employment history and willingness to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Preference is given to bi-lingual, veteran, or social worker applicants.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

Patrols assigned area to protect residents of the township and their property; responds to emergency calls and complaints; demonstrates initiative in monitoring traffic and enforcing laws; issues citations and makes arrests of suspected criminals; investigates and gathers evidence at crime scenes; interviews witnesses and suspects; conducts traffic accident investigations, performs House-Watch, provides security checks at public and private facilities; provides emergency services (e.g., first aid).

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Application Procedure:

To apply, please submit to Madison Township Police Chief, 4567 Madison Ln. Groveport, Ohio 43125. RE: Patrol Officer, the following:

  1. A cover letter outlining your interest in the position
  2. A resume including detailed information relative to the qualifications specified above
  3. Completed application (
  4. Three letters of reference (may send separately) from individuals familiar with the applicant’s prior work experience

All application materials must be received by Madison Township Offices no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 10th, 2021, no phone calls, faxes, or emails. Those selected as a finalist can expect the interview process to begin in January 2022.

A comprehensive background check including polygraph, psychological, drug screen, and physical testing will be conducted on the selected finalist.