Graham County Adult Detention Center Has Immediate Detention Officer Openings

Graham County Jail Photo by: Barbara Alvillar-Sosa

Are you looking for a career in the Criminal Justice field? If so, this is the perfect opportunity to start your career, in a fast paced, challenging and rewarding environment.

Graham County has recently opened a brand new state of the art Graham County Detention Facility. Detention Officers oversee and monitor the activities of inmates in pod housing, recreation yards, and educational settings. You will be coordinating and monitoring inmate movements, conducting counts, booking, and providing emergency response as needed. You will be part of a stable, established, and yet still growing organization with a great deal of diversification and opportunity to promote from within. We value hard work and professional dedication and employees are rewarded with a compensation package that includes valuable benefits and coverage.


Photo by: Barbara Alvillar-Sosa

Detention Officer Minimum Qualifications:

Requires High School Diploma or GED; the ideal candidate will have prior security, detention, law enforcement or regulatory experience, or any combination of training or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must also be able to pass a written exam, physical agility test, and oral interview board and background investigation. On the Job training provided.

Why should you apply?

* Advancement Opportunities

* Excellent benefits-Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability

* 13 days Vacation Leave* 12 days Sick Leave

* 10 Paid holidays a year

* Experience Step Increases

* Uniform Allowance

* Wellness Program

* On Site Academy

* Fitness center for staff

* Corrections Officer Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

How to Apply: Please go to our website,


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