CORRECTIONAL OFFICER I - TRAINEE

Beaufort County Government - Beaufort, SC2.8

Full-time$16 an hour
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CORRECTIONAL OFFICER I – TRAINEE: Will be responsible for performing correctional duties involving the care, custody, and control of inmates at the Beaufort County Detention Center.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • College degree, military experience or law enforcement experience preferred
  • Must be at least 21 yrs of age, a U.S. Citizen, able to pass a physical examination, have a satisfactory credit history
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with no DUI convictions within the past five years.
  • No prior criminal domestic violence convictions, felonies, or any crime of moral turpitude
  • Required to work any hours, days or shift, including holidays and weekends
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Must pass an extensive background check to include criminal history and credit history.
  • Additional insert with application and prescreening required . The insert is available at bcgov.net or at Employee Services, 100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC. Applicants being considered for the position will be contacted to schedule the prescreening.
  • Employment will remain contingent upon successfully completing training at the SC Criminal Justice Academy and passing a physical examination prior to attending the academy.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

STARTING SALARY: $16.38 hr. DOQ

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Criminal Justice: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)
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