Seasonal Full Time/Part Time Police Officer

Put-In-Bay Police Department - Put-In-Bay, Ohio

Jan 30, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Nov 1, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$20.00 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$$20.00 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$$23.00 hourly
Top Pay:
$N/A annual

Job Description


  • Deter crimes and assure community through high visibility policing.
  • Patrol assigned areas and monitor activities to protect people/property.
  • Investigate crimes and apprehend suspected law violators.
  • Observe and respond to various situations or emergencies.
  • Follow rules, guidelines and protocols.
  • Conduct initial investigations.
  • Gather evidence and ensure successful prosecutions.
  • Produce internal reports and provide feedback on case status.
  • Deal with case paperwork and administrative procedures
  • Foster good public relationships and liaise with community groups or individuals.
  • Coordinate operations with other emergency services.
  • Attend and provide evidence in court.


  • Proven working experience in law enforcement.
  • Proficiency in using police equipment.
  • Excellent knowledge of standard operating procedures, judicial procedures, civil and constitutional laws
  • Working knowledge of interrogation techniques and scene management
  • Knowledge and skills of law enforcement principles and practices
  • Adequate interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships.
  • Sound judgement along with effective decision-making skills.
  • Conflict resolutions and problem-solving skills.
  • Responsibility, dependability, honesty and integrity
  • Willing to submit to extensive criminal background checks.
  • Valid driving license
  • High school diploma; OPOTA certified.

Additional Information

The Put-in Bay Police Department is a professional law enforcement agency dedicated to serving and protecting year around residents and the hundreds of thousands of tourists that visit the village every year. The Police Department is based in the Village of Put-In-Bay on South Bass Island. The Department's jurisdiction includes a variety of tourist attractions, hotels, restaurants, bars, uninhabited nature preserves, and more. Put-In-Bay is best known as the home of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial, commemorating America’s victory in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. Many visitors make their way to the top of Perry's Monument and enjoy a breathtaking view of the surrounding islands from the highest open-air observation deck in the National Park System, towering higher than the Statue of Liberty’s torch.

If you enjoy a unique, fast-paced, and challenging law-enforcement environment and are committed to making a difference, the Put-In-Bay Police Department is the place for you! Officers receive a competitive salary, subsidized housing, professional training opportunities, and participate on the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: Certified in the State of Ohio as a Peace Officer-OPOTA
  • Experience: Preferred but not Required.


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Contact Information

Eric Seitz

Put-In-Bay Police Department
431 Catawba Ave
Put-In-Bay, Ohio 43456
phone: (419) 285-4121

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