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Detention Technician
Benefits and minimum qualifications for the position of:
Salary Range: $25,728 – $41,808
Beginning Salary: $2,144 monthly
Employees are required to begin their county employment at the minimum salary specified for the class. 
ADVANTAGES AND BENEFITS: Opportunities for promotion, ten (10) paid holidays; group insurance protection covers major medical, dental and eye care; 15 days vacation; 13 days sick leave; pension plan; deferred compensation. 
PHYSICAL ABILITY: Successful completion of a physical examination is required, upon offer of employment.
CHARACTER: Applicants must be of good moral character.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under immediate supervision, performs work of moderate difficulty, inventory, store, and safeguard inmates personal property, issues jail clothing, linen, medication and personal hygiene items. Assists in the processing of inmates brought into the facility. Perform related work as required under the direction of supervision of jail security staff.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED from an Accredited Agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation), eighteen (18) years of age or older, one (1) year of clerical or data entry experience, accurately type a minimum score of 35 wpm for typing and 5250 keystrokes, file accurately, operate CRT terminal, answer telephones, handle inquiries from the general public, law enforcement and criminal justice personnel and attorneys
WORK SCHEDULE: Employees in this class are required to regularly work on various shifts, weekends, and/or holidays.
APPLICATIONS may be filed with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, 4415 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 or apply on line at or call (404) 298-8285 or (404) 298-8160 (automated).
>    Pre- Employment Interview                                        >   Oral Review Board
>    Background Investigation                                           >   Physical and Drug Screening
>    Computerized Voice Stress Analyzer                         >   Post-Employment (offer)
It is the policy of the DeKalb County Sheriff that all individuals who are accepted for employment will be hired as “at will” employees, and serve at the pleasure of the Sheriff, who exercises sole discretion with respect to all hiring, continuations of employment, and terminations. The Sheriff may terminate employment of any employee at any time with or without cause.
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Click here for printable preapplication form or click on the Preapplication tab above to complete the form online. Please send your preapplication form to the address below: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Background and Recruitment 4415 Memorial Dr. Decatur, GA. 30032 The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office (DKSO) is an equal opportunity employer.


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