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Posted on: October 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Spartanburg County Detention Center Hiring

Spartanburg County Detention Center Hiring

Some of the duties of the job include but are not limited to:
  • Processing inmates into the detention facility
  • Operate motor vehicles for purpose of job-related tasks
  • Routine security checks of inmates, living quarters, and the facility
  • Monitor cameras and security equipment
  • Transporting inmates to various locations including the courthouse, medical and dental appointments
  • Patrols various facilities of Spartanburg County to ensure the safety and security of each location
  • Supervises inmates during meals, recreational and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Safeguards inmates while escorting them to various locations
  • Performs head-counts and regularly checks on their physical condition
  • Prepares and completes routine records on inmates
  • Completes incident reports when necessary
  • Records inmate visits while inspecting items brought into the detention center
  • Investigates crimes that occur on any detention center property
  • Performs cell searches and checks safety equipment to ensure the facility is safe and secure

  • Take charge of critical incidents

    The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer competitive salaries. 

    The minimum salary for a detention deputy is $39,427.

    No prior law enforcement experience is required to do this job. 

    You will be trained for six weeks and sent to the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy (all paid) to receive certification after three completed weeks.



    Benefits that come with the job include:

    • Health, Life, Dental, Vision Insurance
    • Optional Life and Disability Insurance 
    • Optional Medical and Dependent Care Spending Accounts
    • Annual and Sick Leave
    • 12 recognized Holidays
    • Police Officers Retirement System (as applicable)
    • Optional Deferred Compensation Program
    • Longevity Pay Increase (after 18 months of service)
    • Optional Federal Credit Union Membership
    • Free Employee Health Clinic

    • Leadership, Professional and Skill Development Training

    • Employee Assistance Program

    • Employee Wellness Program

    • Access to Gym  

    • Eligibility to receive GI Bill Benefits (for Veterans)

      To apply, you must:
      - Be a citizen of the United States
      - Have a high school diploma or GED
      - Be at least 21 years old
      - Have a valid driver’s license
      - Have no crimes of moral turpitude on your record

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