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Jail Officer

Posted: 01/04/2023

We are looking for Jail Officers!

This classification aims to provide and maintain security, safety, care, and control of offenders, detention facilities, and facility equipment.


  • Supervises and controls offenders within the institution.
  • Maintains security of institution and grounds, including observing and searching for contraband.
  • Supervises offender activities.
  • Assists in dispensing medication to offenders.
  • Settles disputes between offenders.
  • Assists in offender counts.
  • Checks doors for security; inspects for unusual, illegal, or unsafe activity and emergencies.
  • Conducts shakedowns to seize contraband material and weapons.
  • Assists in processing offenders in and out.
  • Directs work of trustees; operates lock systems.
  • Takes custody of new offender arrivals, escorts offenders to various parts of the jail facility, conducts GCIC/NCIC checks on arrestees, inputs data, and retrieves intelligence information from the computer system.
  • Ensure each offender has appropriate bedding, linen, personal hygiene items, food, and sanitation.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have no state or federal convictions punishable by imprisonment in federal or state prisons, and no misdemeanor convictions sufficient to establish a pattern of disregard for the law.
  • Must have no convictions of Family Violence Crimes.
  • Must attain and maintain P.O.S.T. Basic Jail Officer Certification within six (6) months of hire.


  • Health/Major Medical
  • Dental
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Pension
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation- Annually
  • Paid Sick
  • Incentive Pay & Longevity Pay
  • Free Wellness Clinic