Corrections Deputy

Overview

Join our team and serve your community!

Date Posted
Position
Full-Time

Corrections Deputies perform tasks related to the operations of a 24-hour, 7-day-a-week maximum- and minimum-security jail and other assigned facilities, including receiving, booking, maintaining custody of, escorting, transporting, caring for, monitoring, overseeing, and releasing inmates; maintaining facility security, and coordinating work crew activities. Exercises independent judgment in analyzing and responding to problems, issues, and situations; develops and implements recommendations. Complies with strict legal standards and requirements, policies, and standard operating procedures. Works under limited direction. Assesses and responds appropriately to emergencies. Participates as a member of a team in the incident command structure.

The basic requirements to be a Deputy Sheriff or Corrections Deputy are:
-Requires a high school diploma or GED
-College-level coursework in the area of corrections, law enforcement, law and justice, police science, or social services is desired, but not required
-Among other special requirements, a successful candidate, must:
-Be a citizen of the United States or lawful permanent resident
-Be at least 21 years of age
-Read and write the English Language
-Have a driver’s license and a driving record that meets County standards
-Become a member of the local collective bargaining unit
-Pass testing administered through Public Safety Testing
-Physical agility testing administered through Public Safety Testing
-Background check
-Physical examination
-Psychological examination
-Polygraph test
-Other civil service examinations

Prospective applicants should check our list of automatic disqualifiers before applying.

To apply for this job email your details to dslater@whatcomcounty.us

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