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Detention Officer

Correctional Officer
Greene County Sheriff's Office - Springfield, Missouri

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$14.66 hourly

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide inmate custody, security, and control tasks, under the supervision of the on-shift jail corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain for Greene County.  These are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similiar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  Detention officer will maintain control over jailed inmates, escort prisoners inside and outside of the jail, intervene in altercations and mediate disputes, maintain activity logs, book incoming inmates into jail.  Conduct cell inspections for contriband and damage and confiscate contriband, if necessary.  Escort non-jail personnel, review outstanding warrants and compare with inmate roster, perform first aid and other emergency procedures as necessary.  Participate in on-going training.  Responsible for general maintance of jail and its facilities.  This includes inspecting all cells for cleanliness and ensuring bathrooms are clean and sanitized.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School diploma or GED
  • Experience: None necessary

Contact Informaton

Marc Staeger

Greene County Sheriff's Office
1010 N. Boonville
Springfield, Missouri 65802
phone: (417) 829-6290

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