The Detention Officer position is responsible for the care and control/security of the jail facility and its inmates. Essential Functions include performing all administrative, clerical and manual duties associated with the detention of prisoners. Applicants should be aware that detention officers routinely come into contact with resisting, uncooperative prisoners and there is a possibility of being physically assaulted. All detention officers must attend defensive tactics training which is physically demanding.
Step 1: The following pre- employment questionnaire must be completed in order for your application to be reviewed.
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Step 2: After completing the questionnaire, please apply for the job and while completing your application, you will have the ability to attach your questionnaire to your application. If you experience difficulty attaching to your application, you can email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefits of working for the City of Grand Prairie Detention Department :
- Great Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- 2 to 1 match into Texas Municipal Retirement System
- Paid time off
- Stable work environment
- Tuition Reimbursement