Department: Alexander County Sheriff’s Office
Position: Detention Officer – Part Time
Salary Range: $11.52 per hour
Posting Dates: August 16, 2018 – Open Until Filled
Description of Work: An employee in this class is responsible for performing a variety of duties pertaining to the safety, detention and securing of inmates in an assigned area of the County Detention Facility. Considerable tact and firmness are required in frequent contacts with the general public. The employee is required to exercise alertness and some independent judgment in dealing with unusual situations. Work is performed in accordance with specific instructions and established operation policies and procedures. The employee is subject to the usual hazards of jail management work. Work is performed under direct and general supervision of higher-ranking personnel and is evaluated through observation, review of records and on-site inspections.
Preferred Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
Required Education and Experience: Must successfully complete required CPR training and Detention Officer Certification Course provided by the North Carolina Sheriffs Training and Standards Commission.
Application Process: Application packets must be picked up at and submitted to the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, 91 Commercial Park Avenue, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.
Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.