Job Description for Detention Officer:
Officers will be required to perform all duties that are associated with maintaining security of the facility and the safeguarding of inmates assigned to the Detention Center. These duties include, but are not limited to, accountability of inmates, transportation, roving patrols, searches of living areas, issuing supplies, serving meals, and in-processing new receptions. Must be 21 years of age, must have either a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid driver’s license, must have never been convicted of a felony or violent misdemeanor, must undergo a drug screen, and must undergo a background check.
Paid medical, dental and life insurance.
Short and long term disability.
40 hours paid vacation every six months.
8 hours sick leave every month.
Uniforms and equipment issued at no cost to the employee.
State Retirement System.
Nationwide Savings Plan
Youth Care Worker
The Comanche County Juvenile Bureau of the District Court is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Juvenile Intake/Probation Officer.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in the behavioral sciences, criminal justice or related field.
Candidates should possess: intellectual depth, sound judgement, attention to detail, flexibility, excellent organizational skills, strong work ethic, integrity and an ability to work effectively with a diverse clientele.
Summary of Duties:
Intake/Probation Officers are appointed to serve the Juvenile Court. Duties include moderate social work, provide supervision of juveniles, courtroom security, transportation and some para legal work in support of the District Attorney and juvenile Court.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience within statutory guidelines.
Interested persons should obtain a copy of the Juvenile Bureau Employment Application and job description from the Comanche County website. NO PHONE CALLS. Turn in application, official transcript and resume to the address below. Taking applications August 31, 2021.
The Comanche County Juvenile Bureau is an equal opportunity employer.