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Jailer I

Douglas County

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Jailer I

Full Time (42 hours)    


The job consists of routine and specialized work in performing security duties and enforcing order and discipline amongst the prisoners at the county jail.  Work involves responsibility for preventing escape, maintaining order and discipline within the prisoner population and for escorting prisoners to and from their cells.  The Jailer maintains security in and around cell blocks by checking facilities, taking head counts and performing security patrols.  The employee performs the duties necessary to book a prisoner into the jail, including photographing and finger printing.  The Jailer will supervise inmates in specific assignments to include, but not limited to laundry, kitchen, book-in, court services, control, and road crew. 


  • Required: Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification (POST), as a Jailer, must be received within 6 months from the date of hire
  • Schedule includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays. 
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Must have and maintain a valid United States Driver's License (Class C), a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR) and the ability and willingness to drive a county vehicle; if assigned job duties require the use of a vehicle

Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory Physical/Drug Screen/Credit Check/Polygraph Test/Background Investigation/Psychological Examination and MVR.

Salary: $35,281.86 annually ($16.15 hourly) plus full benefits package

Resumes may be attached, but a resume without a complete application will not be considered.

The recruitment, selection, appointment and promotion of employees shall be in such a manner as to promote equal employment for all persons without regard to race, age, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, physical handicap or political affiliation.”


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