Detention Officer

Cumberland County Detention Center - Fayetteville, NC (30+ days ago)3.2

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Additional documents must be submitted for this position. Failure to follow these instructions may result in your application not being considered.

***If you are unable to scan and attach the documents to the online application, bring the supporting documentation to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Human Resource Office located at 131 Dick Street Fayetteville, NC 28301- Human Resources 910-672-5671 or 910- 672-5800

* Driver’s License

* High School Transcripts or GED

* Birth Certificate

* Social Security Card

* Military DD-214 Member-4 (if applicable)

* Must reside within 40 miles of the Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Center

DETENTION OFFICER-Cadet/Trainee : Must be a United States Citizen, be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, valid North Carolina driver’s license. Must be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation, including, but not limited to, criminal background check, polygraph test, medical exam, drug-screen, psychological screening.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT : (The selected applicant will be subject to the following conditions prior to or immediately after appointment. Failure to comply with or fulfill these conditions may result in dismissal.) Must have or obtain and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Must have and maintain a clean criminal record, live within forty (40) miles of the Law Enforcement Center, submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Must be able to work 12 hour shifts.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES: (Typical for this position - may be changed or amended without notice.)Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to provide security services for the County jail. Employees in this classification perform detention facility duties to in-take, process, monitor, feed and transport inmates for the purpose of ensuring their safety and security while incarcerated in the jail. Performs related work as required.

Resumes may be attached to applications; however, will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $33,385.00 /year


  • High school

Required work authorization:

  • United States