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Benefits: civilian careers

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office offers an attractive and competitive benefits package.


  • Full Health Care Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability options - some employee contribution required
  • Flexible Spending and Dependent Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Clothing and Equipment Allowance
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Injury Leave
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • OPERS Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • College Tuition Reimbursement
  • 5-year continuous service bonus check with additional bonuses each year after
  • Shift Differential

Candidates must be able to work any shift, irregular hours, holiday and weekends. Probationary periods vary by job. With seniority and certain certifications, the Sheriff's Office offers an array of other civilian opportunities for advancement. Civilians can work in Administration, Corrections, Employment and Managment Services, Investigations, Patrol, Recruitment, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Security Operations or Support Services Divisions.