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Detention Officer

Posting Date: 7/25/18
Department: Police
Division: Support Services
Pay Minimum: $10.910 Hourly
Pay Maximum:
Work Hours: SHIFT WORK

Description

Duties: Process arrested and released persons at jail or Detention Center, complete appropriate forms and related paperwork; issue clothing and personal hygiene supplies to detainees as appropriate, release property as appropriate. Maintain the safety of detainee at all times, conduct regular checks of facilities; maintain calm and order in facility; conduct cell searches, strip searches as necessary. Transport detainees to court, other police agencies, medical appointments and other appearances as necessary; release prisoners to investigators. When assigned to youth Detention Center, contact parents or detained youth and explain center policies and procedures. Serve meals and snacks to detainees.

 

Qualifications: No experience is required, although previous corrections experience is desirable. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.

 

 

 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES:

Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residence within the City of Jackson.

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.

 

“EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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