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
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.