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Senior Detention Officer

Posting Date: 9/29/21
Department: Police
Division: Administrative Support
Pay Minimum: $12.160 Hourly
Pay Maximum:
Work Hours: SHIFT WORK


Duties: Assist in the supervision and participate in the work of an assigned shift at either the Youth Dentention Center or city jaill; seve as Shift Supervisor in the absence of the Shift Supervisor; complete and maintain a variety of employee records and files. Prepare various reports on detention operations and activities; complete appropriate paperwork regarding shift activities. Supervise and participate in the processing of arrested and released persons at jail or Dentention Center; complete appropriate forms and related paperwork.

Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid State of Mississippi License. Some experience in corrections is desirable. Knowledge of methods for handling prisoners and knowledge of self defense tactic are desirable. One to two years of Law Enforcement and corrections experience is desirable.

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