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DETENTION OFFICER- PAMLICO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Salary Range: $35,091 - $51,855
$1,500 SIGN-ON BONUS!
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Performs protective service work processing inmates, maintaining Detention Center security, transporting inmates to court, medical and related facilities. Employees 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 Detention Center, transporting inmates, and related care and record keeping requirements. Employees must exercise independent initiative and judgment in making decision regarding inmates in their custody, with suicidal, violent, or mentally unstable tendencies, and in dealing with attorneys, families, and other. Work involves exercising tact, firmness, and decisiveness in handling routine and emergency situations. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a supervisor and evaluated through observation, review of reports, periodic discussions concerning how particular incidents were handled and adherence to Detention Center policies and procedures.
DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE