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Police Officer 1

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare

Posted on Nov 5, 2021 by Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare

Northfield, OH 44067
Public Sector
Immediate Start
$42.6k - $51.8k Annual


Responsible for patrolling grounds & buildings on foot & in car, protects lives of consumers/clients, visitors & employees. Checks property for open doors, gates, windows, fires, & other hazards. Enforces laws, rules & regulations. Check's identity of unknown persons on grounds & nature of their business. Check's vehicle permits, issues traffic tickets as necessary. File affidavits serve warrants & testifies in court as required. Investigates complaints, conducts criminal & accident investigations, makes inquiries, document findings & communicates with public regarding sensitive issues. Performs variety of service functions (e.g., performs security duty at special events, responds to emergencies, escorts, protects & assists visitors, assists nursing, medical or direct care personnel in handling/restraining, transporting aggressive consumers/clients when requested, checks patients on grounds after curfew. Performs routine administrative duties related to police work (e.g., keeps daily patrol log, writes incident reports as needed, answer telephone, relays messages via radio & telephone, files & types reports as assigned). Utilize Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services approved office productivity software, intra & internet resources, & information systems in an appropriate work-related manner as specified in the NBH Personal Computer Usage Guidelines for Employees.


Possession of certificate having successfully completed approved basic peace officer training program or completion of 20 years active duty as peace officer per section 109.78 (D) of Ohio Revised Code for Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities & Mental Health facility employees. Must have a valid Driver's License. Probationary period is one year.


May work weekends & nights; works outside exposed to inclement weather; subject to call in emergency situations; exposed to unpredictable client behavior including physical attacks.


When completing a bid form for any change of classification, a resume and/or a State Application form GEN-4268 must be completed in all possible detail & submitted by the filing deadline. People with mental disabilities are encouraged to apply for all job offerings. The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration. The final candidate selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to an appointment to test for illegal drug use. The state will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with a verified positive test result. A candidate with a positive test will not be considered for any position with the State of Ohio for a period of one year.

Under provisions of the Ohio Civil Service Laws this position may be subject to Layoff Recall

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of

race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services

Reference: 1390583516

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