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Posted on: June 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Detention Services Seeking Applications

SPOKANE COUNTY, June 24, 2021– Spokane County Detention Services (SCDS) is seeking applicants for numerous open positions. SCDS is looking for people who want to make a difference in the lives of others, and is currently hiring and inviting individuals to submit applications for the following positions:

Detention Services Corrections Officers

Salary: $49,753.44 - $63,864.48 Annually

As an essential component of the Spokane County justice system, Corrections Officers work with inmates to ensure their safety and security while addressing their involvement in the justice system. The Corrections Officers role encompasses a variety of duties, including supervision of work crews, programs, transportation, court related duties, training, classification, and other duties. This is an important and meaningful career working face to face with the population that our agency serves.

Corrections Officers have advancement opportunities to grow and fulfill a career of public service with Spokane County. Corrections Officers have opportunities to advance with specialty assignments being offered in the tactical response team, field training officer, security threat teams, training instructors, or the law library.   

Training or experience: High school graduate or hold a GED certificate –AND- a minimum of two (2) years of full-time responsible work experience post High School.   Please note:  Related college coursework (such as Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, etc.) may substitute year for year for experience.

Detention Services Technical Assistant

Salary: $30,120.24 - $40,643.28 Annually

Performs and takes responsibility for various clerical duties in a unit of a corrections department using various computer programs. 

Performs releasing procedures for inmates.

Maintains confidentiality of all information in SCDS records and files.

Corresponds with Judicial and Law Enforcement agencies regarding inmate sentencing and/or transport

Acts as the main contact with public.

Performs other elated duties as assigned.

Training or experience: High school graduate or equivalent.  Two (2) years, full-time, responsible work. This is entry level position with a possibility of advancement. 

Detention Services Cook

Salary: $36,505.44 - $49,259.04 Annually

Work involving the preparation of all food and direct supervision of inmates on a shift in the kitchen at either of the County's Correctional Facilities. Prepare food and meals according to planned menus. Clean work areas and equipment using proper sanitation methods. Maintain facility security in the kitchen operations and account for inventory of all kitchen utensils and equipment.

Skill in:

Preparation and cooking of starches, vegetables, meats, poultry, baking.

Operation of all food processing equipment.

Spokane County Detention Services offers excellent benefits, paid time off, retirement, exciting promotional opportunities, and much more.

To see the full description, pay, minimum requirements, and other information for each position, click


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