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Detention Officer

La Paz County Adult Detention Facility - Parker, Arizona

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$29,870.00 annual

Job Description

Under general supervision, is responsible for work of average difficulty in the custody, control, and care and welfare of inmates of the Sheriff's Detention Facility. Is responsible to assist in training of the new detention officers, and performs related duties as required.

Additional Information

Observes and monitors activities of inmates. Performs searches of inmates and cells for contraband. Controls movement and activities of inmates within the facility. Operates A.C.J.I.S. terminal. Escorts inmates to and from visits. Conducts booking and release procedures. Receives and checks property of inmates. Transports inmates to various courts. Documents all facility activities. Assigns trustees to work details. Investigate and write reports of criminal activity in the detention facility.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
  • Experience: See Below
Some knowledge of law enforcement practices and procedures as applied to a detention facility. Ability to read, learn, understand, apply and follow rules, regulations, instruction, detention practices and procedures. Ability to direct the activities of inmates. Ability to keep accurate records, and make routine verbal and written reports.

Contact Informaton

Lt. Lisa Whittier

La Paz County Adult Detention Facility
1111 Arizona Ave.
Parker, Arizona 85344
phone: (928) 669-6141

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