Forest County Sheriff's Office
526 Elm Street, Box 9
Tionesta, PA 16353
Phone (814) 755-3541
Fax (814) 755-4404
|Robert L. Wolfgang||Sheriff|
|William D. Carbaugh Jr.||Chief Deputy|
|Cheri L. Switzer||Sheriff’s Clerk|
The Forest County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. This opening is full-time and comes with a comprehensive benefit package including retirement, health care, vision, and dental insurance. The Sheriff’s Office issues all gear and equipment required for this position. All required continuing education training will also be paid for. The primary function of this position is to patrol areas of Forest County and provide law enforcement services. These duties include but are not limited to responding to calls, enforcing the PA crimes code, vehicle code, local ordinance, courthouse/courtroom security, civil service and prisoner transports. Duties also include enforcement of federal statutes with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Forest Service.
We prefer all applicants to be Deputy Sheriff Act II-114 certified or Act 120 (Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission certified) or prior law enforcement certified. We will however consider sending someone to the Act II-114 Deputy Sheriff/Sheriff academy if they can pass a physical agility test administered by the sheriff’s office prior to being sent to the academy. Anyone hired must be willing to fulfill a minimum two-year employment contract with the County of Forest. Applications can be obtained in person at the Forest County Sheriff’s Office, by request to be emailed, on the Forest County web-site or on the Forest County Sheriff’s web-site. They must be returned to the Forest County Sheriff Office, 526 Elm St. Box #9 Tionesta, PA 16353.