Detention Center – Detention Deputy Sheriff

  • Anywhere

An employee in this class performs a variety of tasks in the Detention Center and Courtrooms.  Assignments may include providing security for the courtroom including security for court officials, opening of court, physical inspections and security, and security for the public; transporting inmates securely from the detention center to court; transporting inmates and/or mental patients to other federal, state or local detention facilities, to medical appointments or other places.  Work involves broad contacts with the public and court officials as well as considerable judgment and initiative and tact, courtesy, and firmness in dealing with inmates, courtroom officials, and the general public.   The employee is subject to hazards in law enforcement work including working inside a detention environment, and exposure to various hazards such as dangerous persons and loud noises.  Work in law enforcement is also subject to the final standards of OSHA on bloodborne pathogens.  Work is performed under regular supervision and evaluated for adherence to regulations, laws, time schedules, and the safety and security of inmates and the general public.

To apply for this job email your details to kwilliams@co.iredell.nc.us

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