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Job title: DETENTION OFFICER (Sheriff's Department)
Job location: Fort Worth, TX 76196 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 04/22/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $16.01 Hourly

Job Classification

Job Category:Police

Job Description

Job description:

Detention Officers supervise inmates who are confined 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the Tarrant County Confinement system to ensure the safe keeping of all inmate property and maintain care for all persons in the custody of the Sheriff. This position may also perform basic administrative duties to arrange and coordinate the surrender and transfer to Tarrant County Texas of individuals accused or convicted of offenses outside the territory of the asylum state and within the territorial jurisdiction of Texas. This position description applies to all TCSO Detention Officer positions and functions.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:

High School diploma or GED.
Six (6) months work experience.
Minimum 18 years of age.
Must obtain Jailer License within one (1) year.
Must possess a valid Driver’s License and obtain a Texas license within 30 days of hiring.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, evenings and nights.

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