Detention Deputy

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

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$15.71 hourly
Top Pay:
$21.37 hourly

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 detainees and in the 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. Detention Deputies receive an excellent starting salary of $35,025.45 – 47,644.42 (based on related experience, military service and education). No prior experience is necessary. After completion of the state academy, deputies receive a three percent salary increase. Excellent benefits to include retirement, health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance as well as 10 county holidays and 7 vacation days a year. Uniforms are provided.

Job Requirements

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

(3) have a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain a South Carolina one upon acceptance of the position is required;

(4) have no criminal convictions.

Applicants meeting the minimum criteria must submit to and successfully complete all phases of the hiring process. There is a one-year probationary period and all Detention Deputies serve at the pleasure of the Sheriff of Charleston County. Work is performed on a 12.25 hour rotating shift. Work periods or schedules are established as required by Federal law, departmental workloads, and organizational needs. This position may be required to work overtime in order to meet or maintain departmental operations. This position is also required to work some weekends, evenings, holidays, and during natural disasters.


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Amanda Albright

Charleston County Sheriff's Office
3691 Leeds Ave.
North Charleston, South Carolina 29405
phone: 8435297385

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