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Detention Deputy

Deputy (Corrections)
Charleston County Sheriff's Office - North Charleston, South Carolina

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$31,458.00 annual

Job Description

As a Charleston County Detention Deputy, you will join an outstanding team responsible for protecting the public by providing care and custody of inmates housed within the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center. This important position will not only enhance your communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills, but, will also give you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of teh detainees and teh community. As a Detention Deputy, you will have the ability to work on a variety of specialized teams throughout the DEtention Center and court system including: Booking, Identification, Classification, K-9, Security Threat Group Analysis, Special Operations Group, Transportation, Court Detention, Juvenile Detention Center and Central Control.

Additional Information

Benefits Include:

  • Pay commensurate with education and experience
  • Health, Life, Dental and Disability Insurance
  • 10 County holidays observed
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Uniforms and Equipment Provided
  • Retirement Plan
  • Training Opportunities
  • Merit and Longevity Pay Increases
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (optional)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Program

Job Requirements

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

Due to the nature of the work that Detention Deputies perform the following pre-employment requirements must be successfully completed:

  • The Nelson-Denny Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Test and tour of the facility
  • Polygraph Questionnaire Completed and Turned in within a week of receiving it.
  • Polygraph test
  • Psychological Examination
  • Background Investigation
  • NCIC
    • No Felonies
    • No DUI’S within past five years
    • No illegal Drug use within the past two years
  • Credit Check
    • No liens or court judgements
    • No Defaulted Student Loans
  • Interview
  • Medical/Physical Examination

For more information or to apply online you can check out our website at: ccsojobs.com or contact our recruiter:

Recruiter Amanda Albright

Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center

Recruitment Division

Law Enforcement Center

3691 Leeds Ave

North Charleston, SC 29405


843 529 7385 Work

843 745 2302 Fax

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Amanda Albright

Charleston County Sheriff's Office
3841 Leeds Ave
North Charleston, South Carolina 29405
phone: (843) 529-7385

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