Detention Deputy

Spartanburg County Detention Facility - Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$37000 annual

Job Description

Job Description Summary

The minimum starting salary is $37,000.

Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment.

Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina and North Carolina.

Additional Information

As a branch of the Sheriff's Office, the mission of the Spartanburg County Detention Center is to protect the public by securely detaining individuals who have been arrested and accused of committing various offenses against Spartanburg County citizens. The goal of the detention center is to ethically and legally provide a secure, sanitary and safe place of pre-trial incarceration in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible, while ensuring inmates receive humane, respectful and professional treatment from detention personnel. Detention administration assures continued oversight and compliance with standards set forth by the State and Local Jail Standards, while providing realistic career development, strategic planning, training and safety for management and staff personnel.

Major departmental initiatives include but are not limited to:

  • Adherence to applicable State and Federal Laws and standards.
  • Cooperation with other criminal justice agencies to provide efficient coordination and use of resources.

  • Provide support services from time to time to other law enforcement agencies to assist them in their service to the community.

  • Effective management and professional development of departmental personnel.
  • Maintenance of highest standards of ethics and training.
  • Provide all other related services as may be necessary to carry out the department's mission and to serve the citizens of Spartanburg County.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Any

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Spartanburg County Sheriff's Detention Facility

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

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