Career Opportunities


We have 44 full-time, sworn officers and offer many opportunities for professional development.

The Sylvania Township Police Department is a diverse group of men and women dedicated to serving our community with the highest level of integrity, respect, fairness and compassion.  We strive to create a safe environment for all who choose to live in, work in or visit our area.  We take pride in ourselves and expect nothing less than the highest ethical behavior from our members, both personally and professionally.


The Ohio Patrolman’s Benevolent Association provides legal and bargaining representation for members of The Sylvania Township Police Department. Pay rates are established through collective bargaining.


Sylvania Township offers Medical (including prescription), Dental and Vision plan coverage. Employees pay into the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) and can choose to contribute to Ohio Deferred Compensation, a supplemental retirement plan similar to a 401k.


Additionally, employees receive:

  • All initial issue uniforms and equipment, including bulletproof vest
  • $700/year uniform allowance (after first 12 months of employment)
  • Longevity pay after 5 years, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, wellness program and gym reimbursement
This isn’t just a job, it’s a calling.


For information on minimum qualifications and hiring process, contact Lt. Sarah Toth.

Sylvania Township Police Department
We Are Guardians Of The Community.

4420 KING RD | SYLVANIA, OH 43560 | 419-882-2055