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Detention Officer
Post Date: 12/06/2021
Close Date: 12/22/2021
Burleigh County Human Resources
316 N 5th St, Ste 106, Bismarck, ND 58501

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$30,000 - $49,999

Bismarck, ND

Job Description:
The Burleigh Morton County Detention Center is looking for dependable, motivated and dedicated individuals for the position of Detention Officer at the Burleigh Morton County Detention Center. In this challenging position you will be responsible for the protection, life and property of the inmates within the Detention Center. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Burleigh County offers excellent benefits with 95% of health insurance premiums and 15.26% NDPERS retirement paid by the County.

Requires a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• Requires applicant to have a valid driver’s license.
• Must be willing to work shift work consisting of days, nights, holidays, and weekends.
• Must successfully complete standard background and a criminal record check along with physical and psychological exams. Costs associated with these exams will be paid for by the county.
• Applicant must have the abilities to perform the essential functions, with or without accommodation which may include but not limited to: lifting, extended walking, carrying and dragging objects, climbing up to and down from elevated surfaces, climbing through openings, jumping over obstacles and using body force to gain entry.
• Skills to communicate, verbally and written, with some knowledge of appropriate legal terminology for the purpose of legal and non-legal documents.

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