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Detention Deputy

You must be a high school graduate (or equivalent), 21 years of age, and have current first aid and CPR certificates to apply. Shift work is required. The specific requirements for Detention Deputy are:
  • Knowledge of basic principles and procedures of detention and incarceration and principles of supervision and motivation.
  • Ability to supervise people from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. The ability to work with different age groups.
  • Previous experience as a supervisory or correctional officer is preferred and an Associates Degree in criminal justice, public administration, business administration, or a related field is also helpful.
  • Detention Center Deputies must also meet the physical requirements this position requires.
NOTE:For Detention Center Deputy positions:
  • Candidates are placed on probation for one year from date of hire
  • Candidates must pass a 10 to 12 week Field Training Program
  • Candidates must pass a Department Skills requirement test, including self-defense.