Adult Detention Officer (3939338)
Washington County Government
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation (criminal record, education, employment history, references, etc.)
The incumbent, under the guidance and direction of the Sergeant, serves the County by efficiently supervising and maintaining discipline of felony and misdemeanor detainees, and meeting the needs of the detainees in accordance with federal and state law. Work effectively with all divisions and departments within the Sheriff's Office, Circuit Courts, District Courts, Public Defenders, Prosecuting Attorneys, other law enforcement agencies and the public. Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently while working with minimal supervision, demonstrates responsible behavior and attention to detail. Must meet minimum requirements under state law for certification to work in the jail, including but not limited to, the 80-hour state certified Jail Standards course, and the 172-hour state certified Detention Training Program.