Register Here to Apply for Jobs or Post Jobs. X

Deputy Jailer

Job in Augusta - GA Georgia - USA
Posted by The Richmond County Sheriff's Office
Full Time position
This Job Posting has Expired
Salary 35085.91 USD Yearly USD 35085.91 YEAR
Job specializations:
  • Security
    Entry Level Security, Facility Security Officer, Patrol Officer, Police Officer
  • Administrative
Job Description & How to Apply Below
ob Description - Detention Officer : Richmond County Sheriff's Office

In order to apply to become a Deputy Jailer, you must be
Be at least 21 years of age
Be a citizen of the United States
Have a High School Diploma or its recognized equivalent
Not have been convicted by any state or by the federal government of any crime for which the punishment could have been imprisonment in a federal or state institution
Not have been convicted of sufficient misdemeanors to establish a pattern of disregard for the law
Not have been convicted of a domestic violence offense
Be fingerprinted and a search will be made of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record
Possess good moral character as determined by the Applicant Screening Board and background investigation
Be found, after examination by a licensed physician or surgeon, to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental conditions which might adversely affect his / her exercising the powers or duties of a Deputy Sheriff / Jailer
Successfully complete the job-related academy as provided
All applicants must past Drug Screen and a Polygraph.
Applicants cannot have used Marijuana within two years.
A copy of your Social Security Card, Birth Certificate and High School Diploma.
Must pass Physical Fitness Assessment, which is listed below.
• One (1) mile run in 10.38 or less
• Thirty-one (31) sit-ups in a minute
• Twenty-six (26) push-ups in a minute

Salaries - Richmond County Sheriff's Office *
Starting Salary and Raises
Starting salary for a Deputy Jailer is $ 1,349.46bi-weekly ($35,085.91 annually). Salary increases to $1,406.58 bi-weekly ($36,571.14 annually) after completion of the Basic Jailer Course.

Eligible for Raises:

Senior Deputy Jailer (5 years)- $38,399.70 annually

Masters Deputy Jailer (10 years)- $40,319.68 annually

Performs responsible protective service work ensuring the care and security of inmates at the County Jail; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, fingering, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, and noise.


Processing inmates; maintaining jail security; serving meals; transporting inmates.
Receives and processes inmates into custody of institution; searches prisoners; takes charge of personal property.
Provides inmates opportunity to call attorney or relative; advises inmates on institutional rules and regulations.
Patrols jail area periodically to insure security and maintain order.
Transports inmates to medical, court and related facilities.
Supervises inmates during meals, personal hygiene and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations and procedures.
Escorts and safeguards inmates to cell; checks on inmates' physical condition.
Receives, counts, records and washes all laundry in the jail.
Dispenses personal and cell cleaning equipment; keeps record of money received from inmates.
Distributes medication to inmates as prescribed or directed.
Prepares routine records on inmates; performs general clerical duties.
Ensures the care and maintenance of quarters.
Records visits; inspects items brought into the jail; checks incoming and outgoing mail.
Investigates crimes and critical incidents; collects evidence; makes arrests; testifies in court.
Performs related tasks as required.
Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Have a High School Diploma or its recognized equivalent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,085.91 to $36,571.14 /year
Position Requirements
High School
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Additional Information / Benefits
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office provides a number of employee benefits, including:
• Life insurance
• Group medical and dental insurance
• Wellness program
• Pension plan - 401A Defined Contribution Plan
• Deferred compensation plan
• Credit Union

In addition, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office provides all basic equipment, including uniforms, body armor, weapons, web gear, and a take-home vehicle within policy guidelines.

Paid Leave

Vacation and Holiday Leave
County employees earn ten paid holidays per year. The vacation for shift employees will be taken on the first of each month or the 16th of each month. Vacation time earned is based upon years of service with the County.

Sick Leave
Sick leave is earned at the rate of one day per month. You may accumulate a maximum of 132 days of sick leave. Supervisors routinely assess employee sick leave usage.

Military Leave
If you are a member of the National Guard or a military reserve unit, you are permitted up to 18 days paid military leave per year.

Download Complete Employee Benefits Package

Richmond County is an equal opportunity employer.
Search for further Jobs Here:
(Enter less keywords for more results. Suggestions may be selected)
Employment Category
Education (minimum level)
Education Level
Experience Level (years)
Posted in last:
LOGIN Area - Jobsite