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Detention Officer I – COUNTY OF DAVIE

Detention Officer I – COUNTY OF DAVIE

Job Type:

Full Time



Posting End Date:

April 30, 2022

          Position: Detention Officer (Open until filled)
          Agency: Davie County Sheriff’s Office
          Location: Mocksville, North Carolina
          Starting Pay Grade: 66
          Salary: $36,303 (Non-Exempt)
          Job Description:
          Detention Officers are responsible for the total safety and security of the Davie County Law Enforcement Detention Center which includes staff, contract personnel, visitors, and inmates. Policies and procedures have been established to provide direction to Detention Officers to guarantee this expectation. Detention Officers are responsible for the direct supervision of inmates and preserving their personal rights while incarcerated. This includes but is not limited to: providing safety and security inside the housing dorm, processing new intakes, maintaining court documents, serving meals, and escorting inmates and/or visitors. Detention Officers must be able to think independently and maintain a level of professionalism, firmness, and tact when dealing with a diverse inmate population. Training is provided to all Detention Officers in order to prepare for the hazards of law enforcement work.

          Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
          • Graduation from high school/GED
          Special Requirements:
          • Be 21 years of age
          • Possess a NC driver’s license
          • Be able to work a rotational shift schedule if required by duty assignment
          • Have no felony convictions
          • Be willing and able to complete a four (4) week NC Detention Officer Certification Course
          • Meet minimum standards set forth by the NC Sheriff Training and Standards (12NCAC 10B.0301)
          This is a safety-sensitive position and therefore will be subject to random drug screening.

          Davie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
          Apply online at under employment

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