Detention Deputy

Deputy (Corrections)
Spartanburg County Detention Facility - Spartanburg, South Carolina

Apr 1, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$38, 279 annual

Job Description

Essential job duties are intended to be examples of responsibilities, and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other tasks as assigned.

  1. Processing inmates into the detention facility
  2. Operate motor vehicles for purpose of job related tasks
  3. Routine security checks of inmates, living quarters, and the facility
  4. Monitor cameras and security equipment
  5. Transporting inmates to various locations including the courthouse, medical and dental appointments
  6. Patrols various facilities of Spartanburg County to ensure the safety and security of each location
  7. Supervises inmates during meals, recreational and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations and procedures.
  8. Safeguards inmates while escorting them to various locations
  9. Performs headcounts and regularly checks on their physical condition
  10. Prepares and completes routine records on inmates
  11. Completes incident reports when necessary
  12. Records inmate visits while inspecting items brought into the detention center
  13. Investigates crimes that occur on any detention center property
  14. Performs cell searches and checks safety equipment to ensure the facility is safe and secure
  15. Takes charge of critical incidents

Additional Information

++Objectives++

  1. Deputies are held to a higher standard of accountability to better promote an environment that is consistent with human dignity, and one that is free from personal prejudices and discrimination
  2. All inmates will be held accountable for their actions
  3. In partnership with our community, programs and services will be made available to help reduce recidivism in allowing our population to re-enter and succeed in society as law-abiding and productive citizens

  4. Health, Life, and Dental Insurance

  5. Optional Life and Disability Insurance 
  6. Optional Medical and Dependent Care Spending Accounts
  7. Annual and Sick Leave
  8. Twelve (12) recognized Holidays
  9. Police Officers Retirement System (PORS - as applicable)
  10. Optional Deferred Compensation Program
  11. Longevity Pay Increases
  12. Optional Federal Credit Union Membership
  13. Employee Health Clinic
  14. Leadership, Professional and Skill Development Training
  15. Employee Assistance Program 
  16. Employee Wellness Program

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21+
  • Education: High School Degree or GED
  • Experience: Experience not required
  1. Must be able to pass a background check

  2. Must possess valid drivers license

  3. No experience is required -- Recruit will go through extensive paid 12 week training program

Contact Informaton

Deputy A. Scealf

Spartanburg County Detention Facility
950 California Avenue Spartanburg Sc
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29301
phone: 864-596-2607 ext. 5353

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