Detention Officer

Deputy (Corrections)
Clarke County Sheriff Office - Athens, Georgia

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$36149.00 annual

Job Description

The C.C.S.O Detention Officer ensures security and protection of property of the jail facility, completes the admission process of inmates, prevent escapes, controls behavior of inmates, protects inmates from each other, and provides for the well-being of inmates. The incumbent must be diligent in maintaining an inmate count, overseeing the dispensing of medication, and be able to take personal property of inmates. The incumbent must also adhere to definite standard operating procedures established by the Office to ensure that the inmates' constitutional rights are observed.

Additional Information

This is a starting position with the Clarke County Sheriff Office. No experience is required to apply.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School / GED
  • Experience: None
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license.
  • United States Citizen.
  • 18 years of age at time of hiring.
  • Must complete Basic Jail Certification Course and all additional jail training requirements when scheduled.

Contact Informaton

Christopher Haag

Clarke County Sheriff Office
3015 Lexington Rd. Athens Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30605
phone: 706-613-3250

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