Detention OfficerSheriffFull Time1729641 ​Employees in this class perform inmate intake, detention, care, and release work in accordance with established policies and procedures. Work includes the observation and accompaniment of inmates internal to and external of the detention center, insurance of proper care and completion of record-keeping requirements. Employees may be assigned to any work area within the facility and are subject to rotation of work areas and shifts. Patience and firmness are required in frequent contacts with violent, suicidal, and mentally unstable inmates. May assist in training other officers, in transport of inmates to other correctional facilities, doctor, or other locations. Performs related work as required. Employees are subject to hazards associated with custody work including working in inside environments, exposure to various hazards such as noise and a variety of physical conditions and close quarters. Employees may be subject to Level III OSHA Standards on bloodborne pathogens. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Detention Center SergeantCompletion of high school supplemented by courses in law enforcement or detention; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.Special Requirements Must meet the minimum standards set by the State of North Carolina for detention personnel.True