Job Review
Detention Officer [ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS]
Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $32,771.
Posted Date: 9/6/2013

Contact Person: Lt. Chris Cooper â€“ (919) 545-8189

Address to send application:
Chatham County Human Resources
PO Box 1809
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Or apply online: www.chathamnc.org


Job Summary: The position will observe and accompany inmates inside the jail and related care and record keeping requirements. Work involves exercising tact, firmness, sound judgment and decisiveness in handling routine and emergency situations. Duties include processing incoming prisoners, completing paperwork, taking photographs, searching prisoners, obtaining and securing inmates’ personal property, assigning and escorting inmates to proper holding facilities, and advising inmates of jail rules and regulations. Arrange contacts by visits or telephone calls between inmates and relatives. Control doors and other devices to insure proper safety and security of jail occupants. Transport inmates to court, other prisons, medical visits, and other locations.

Minimum Qualifications: Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to inmate sentencing, pre-trail conditions and release. The successful candidate will have graduated from high school supplemented by jail certification and training.

Salary: $32,771.

Closing Date: Open until filled. May close without notice.

 
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