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City of Baytown

General Information


Job title: Detention Officer Trainee
Job location: Baytown, TX 77520 United States
Requisition code: 14-241
Date posted: 07/14/14
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $13.33- $15.68/hr. DOQ, 7% contribution to TMRS w/ 2:1 match, medical, dental, vision, EAP, paid vacation/sick, bi-weekly pay schedule & paid holidays.

Job Classification

Job Category:Police

Job Description

Job description:
This is an exciting and rewarding position with the City of Baytown, part of the dynamic Galveston/Houston/Baytown metropolis acknowledged as one of America’s top 5 regions for jobs. This position, located at our local City Jail, 3120 North Main, specifically entails the booking and releasing of prisoners, guarding and maintaining the jail. Key responsibilities include, completing assigned projects in a timely manner, supervising inmates, report writing, and receives payments.

*Preliminary Questionnaire must be completed and submitted with the City of Baytown Application.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
*Preliminary Questionnaire must be completed and submitted with the City of Baytown Application.

1. High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
2. Ability to pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility.
3. Able to pass polygraph test, physical fitness and psychological assessments.
4. Computer experience.
1. Bilingual
2. Six months public safety experience or training

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