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|Job Category:||Corrections Officer (entry level)|
|Job Title:||Sheriff's Detention Deputy|
|Hiring Organization:||Hennepin County Sheriff's Office|
|Salary Range:||$36,137.92 - $57,539.04 Annually|
|Description:||The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is the largest Sheriff's Office in Minnesota with about 750 employees. It is headquartered in downtown Minneapolis with divisions and unit facilities spread throughout the county. Over 1.3 million people live in Hennepin County, which is made up of 46 jurisdictions (45 cities, and one unorganized municipality).
Hennepin County Public Safety Facility staff admit and process about 35,000 people a year, with nearly 700 offenders in the jail at any given time. Inmates of the Hennepin County Jail are pre-trial detainees. Inmates who are sentenced are then sent to the Hennepin County Workhouse (Hennepin County Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation) for sentences under one year in length, or to prison (Minnesota Department of Corrections) for sentences of one year and over.
Detention Deputies maintain security and inmate accountability to prevent disturbances, assaults, and escapes. This includes conducting roll calls, making mandatory health and welfare checks, and providing routine interactions with inmates. Detention Deputies are expected to respond to possible emergency situations, including the need to use physical force and/or provide basic emergency medical care. These positions are not licensed peace officer positions.
This posting will be used to fill full-time, benefit-earning Detention Deputy vacancies over the next 6-9 months. All positions are located in the Public Safety Facility in downtown Minneapolis.
Applications received before June 30 will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be invited to take the written/video examination on July 12, 16, or 17.
The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:
One or an equivalent combination of any of the following criteria:
These general medical requirements are not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of medical guidelines used by the authorized examining physician.
Candidates who are offered a Detention Deputy position will be required to successfully pass a comprehensive two month training academy prior to being independently assigned in the jail. The probation period for this position is one year.
|Special Instructions:||Complete application and upload resume by visiting www.hennepin.jobs|
|Additional Online Information:||www.hennepin.jobs|
|Contact Information:|| Hennepin Recruiter
300 South Sixth Street
A400 Government Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota United States
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