Deputy Sheriff - Detention
Jail - Detention Deputy Sheriff (84 Hour)
Location: Sheriff's Office - Jail | Statesville, NC | Jail
Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.,
Open Until: December 29, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $39,338.07 - $60,411.89
Position Type: Permanent
Employees in this class perform inmate detention, care, security, and release work in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Work includes the observation and accompaniment of inmates inside the jail, serving meals, medical staff escort, related care and record keeping requirements.
Employees must exercise independent initiative and judgement in making decision regarding inmates and their custody, with suicidal, violent, or mentally unstable tendencies, and in dealing with attorneys, families, and others. Work involves exercising tact, firmness, and decisiveness in handling routine and emergency situations.
Employees are subject to hazards in law enforcement work including working inside a jail environment and exposure to various hazards such as dangerous persons, loud noises, and hazards such as cleaning chemicals, close quarters, and narrow passages.
Work is also subject to the final OSHA standards on blood borne pathogens.
Work is performed under regular supervision and is reviewed for adherence to regulations and procedures, accuracy of paperwork, adherence to schedules, and effective interpersonal skills and decision-making in dealing with inmates and coworkers.
DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from High School or a GED.
Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid North Carolina Driver's License.
Compliance with minimum standards for training and certification as set by the State of North Carolina for Detention Center Personnel. Must be BLET Sworn Officer to be Detention Deputy Sheriff.
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About this company
Thank you for your interest in employment with Iredell County! We are proud of our diverse workforce. Employees at all levels are selected based on their qualifications, skills, and abilities. Our County has high expectations of those who join our team, but at the same time, we regard our employees as our most valuable asset. We recognize that it is our employees who drive our success and meet the needs of our county's residents and businesses every day. So to attract and retain the best staff, we offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.