Careers

Spokane County Detention Services has an array of careers. Below is a list of positions within our department and a brief summary of those duties.

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Detention Accountant/Senior Accountant

Performs professional entry or senior level accounting work, involving fiscal records, reports and systems; analyzes financial and investment data; prepares forecasts and financial accounting research within a designated County department. Click here to apply!

Detention Corrections Officer


Maintains order and security and supervises activities of inmates at a County Detention facility which houses County inmates, Federal prisoners, and/or work release inmates. Click here to apply!

Detention Cook


Involves the preparation of all food and supervision of inmates on a shift in the kitchen of either of the County’s Detention Facilities. Work involves cooking, and supervising inmates in food handling, preparation, sanitation, and service. Click here to apply!

Detention Diversion Case Manager

Performs professional and administrative duties to screen, assess, facilitate and coordinate a new unique diversion program that provides alternative resources and placement for mental health individuals to avoid placement in jail or psychiatric inpatient. Click here to apply!

Detention Mental Health Professional


Under the authority and direction of the Detention Mental Health Manager, the Mental Health Professional is responsible for providing mental health care and access for all offenders incarcerated at the Spokane County Detention Services facilities.

Detention Technical Assistant


Performs and takes responsibility for various technical and/or clerical duties in a unit of a Corrections department using various computer programs and/or operating technical equipment. Performs and is accountable for general responsibilities inherent to properly maintaining the office of the unit where assigned. Performs lower level accounting work including jail inmate monies; maintains fingerprint files; responsible for delivery of inmate commissary; handles receptionist duties which includes answering multi-line phones and direct contact with the general public; and maintains attendance records for vacation, sick leave, holidays and compensatory time. Click here to apply!

Maintenance Technician 3


This position performs skilled mechanical work on plant machinery and mechanical/electrical equipment and systems. Positions in this classification are responsible for keeping the heating, air conditioning, electrical equipment and all building plant support systems in operational order under the general direction of a Facility Manager, Maintenance Supervisor or designee.  This is accomplished by replacing or disassembling entire units of equipment, or replacing major equipment components. The general equipment maintenance, repair or installation program includes such equipment as pumps, HVAC, boilers, generators, valves, regulators, plumbing and other related equipment. The employee is expected to perform with considerable independence in technical diagnostic malfunctions and repairing equipment, utilizing technical equipment and specification manuals. Click here to apply!