Salary: Certified $34,650
Brief Description of Duties: The Detention Deputy’s
work involves maintaining the security, health and welfare of inmates
confined to the Clay County Jail.
Qualifications: Completion of approved corrections training
and certification in compliance with the requirements of the state
of Florida. Possession of a valid Florida driver's license, high
school diploma or GED, citizen of the United States, at least nineteen
(19) years of age, no felony convictions, no misdemeanor convictions
involving perjury or false statements, be of good moral character,
must pass a drug and physical examination and extensive background check.
Physical Effort Required: Detention Deputies may be required to use bodily force to gain control
of inmates, be able to run, protect him/herself by employing defensive
tactics, and administer first aid. Performance of these tasks can
involve maximum physical exertion with little or no prior notice
and possibly for extended periods of time. Must be able to complete
the Sheriff's Physical Abilities Test within the acceptable time.
Benefits: Uniforms, shoes and equipment supplied, including laundry services;
annual leave; sick leave; 11 paid holidays; health, dental and life insurance;
career development program; college tuition program; state retirement.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The
Clay County Sheriff's Office does not discriminate on the basis
of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability
in employment or the provision of services. Preference shall be
given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by
Chapter 295, Florida Statutes.