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Job title: Detention Officer
Job location: Baytown, TX 77520 United States
Requisition code: 13-131
Date posted: 09/11/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $13.00- $15.29/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:
Book in and release prisoners; guard and maintain jail. Demonstrate interpersonal skills. Able to deal effectively with the public and other employees. Able to complete assigned projects in a timely manner. The following tests will be administered and must be passed in order to be eligible for position; polygraph test, physical fitness and psychological assessments.

Attendance is an essential function of this position. The City reserves the right to require an employee to work overtime. As a City employee you are required to provide services or perform duties for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations. These may include services or duties different from those performed in the usual course and scope of your job. In the event of an evacuation you may be required to remain to perform needed services.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
1. High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
2. Clear criminal history
3. Able to pass polygraph, physical fitness test and
psychological assessment.
4. Computer experience.
5. Six months related experience.
1. Bilingual
2. Six months public safety experience or training

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