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Male and Female Detention Center Officers/Jailer

Company: Craighead County
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Description: *The Craighead County Detention Center is seeking male and female applicants that to fill full time Detention Officer positions. The Detention Center is responsible for providing safe and secure custody of incarcerated persons adhering to all policy and procedures of the facility. The Detention Center is open 24/7. Shifts are 12 hours. New hires typically start out on the night shift after a two week training period. The night shift is from 7 pm to 7 am.*Job Responsibilities: ** Provide for the legal admission and release of all prisoners/inmates at the CCDC.* Accurately identify and log all movements and locations of inmates.* Maintain order and discipline among incarcerated persons.* Searching prisoners and their housing areas according to the contraband policy for drugs, weapons or other contraband.* Administering and logging inmates into the detention center.* Provide access to medical services, according to guidelines for all inmates.* Provide access to counseling, visitation, clergy, attorneys, and mail privileges.* Maintain the cleanliness of housing, clothing, and general environment.* Provide access to food services.* Securing and logging of all personal property.* Immediately abate any hostile actions.* Proper segregation of all classes of inmate as defined by law (female/male juvenile/adult).* Provide for emergency transportation.* Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.*Minimum Qualifications: *High school or GEDAll applicants must be able to pass a background investigation, psychological exam, drug test, and basic physical requirements.Must be able to complete a basic jailer course within 1 year from hire date. Valid Driver's License*Physical Activities: *Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.*Benefits: *Employment with Craighead County includes "core" health insurance for the employee with the option to "buy up" to include dependents. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, vision benefits and flexible spending account but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits. Employees receive a $10,000 life insurance policy through USABLE. The County uses APERS for its pension plan with the employee contributing a mandatory 5% and the County contributing 15.32%. Paid time off is accrued at .025 hours per hours paid for vacation and personal time. Vacation time can be taken after the 1st year of service. There are approximately 11 paid holidays per year.*Further Instruction: *Applications may be picked up at the Detention Center and submitted in person to the Craighead County Detention Center as well.As an equal opportunity employer, Craighead County is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the County's diversity.We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. Bilingual applicants are also encouraged to apply.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $36,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 12 hour shiftWork Location: One location

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