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Deputy Jailer - Sheriff's Office Detention Center Division

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$13.16 Per Hour
  • Posted Date:02/15/2016

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications until the position is filled. Download an application at or to obtain an application visit

Records Bureau
2273 County Camp Road
Appling, GA

650A Ronald Reagan Drive
Evans, GA

Mail applications to
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Glewnia Daniel
2273 County Camp Road
P.O. Box 310
Appling, GA 30802

or call 706-541-3937
Equal Opportunity Employer


This position is responsible for the operation of the Detention Center in compliance with Columbia County Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures and state/federal laws to ensure the safe, legal and humane custody and care of incarcerated persons.

CHAIN OF COMMAND: This position answers to a Detention Center Sergeant.

• Maintains jail security by performing routine security checks within/around the facility, searching areas and persons for contraband, maintaining accurate counts of inmates at regular intervals, and by controlling entrances/exits and inmate movement throughout the facility
• Performs tasks of inmate booking, to include photographing, fingerprinting, running criminal histories, processing related paperwork, and updating inmate rosters
• Operates Control Rooms, monitors audio and video surveillance equipment and coordinates movement within the facility
• Prepares and processes bonds, documents inmate visitations, and records the release of inmate property
• Ensures that inmates’ needs are met without compromising security, including access to meals, medical care, religious worship, exercise, and hygiene standards
• Performs other duties as needed

• Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws/ordinances, as well as current jail practices and procedures
• Knowledge in the administration of first aid and CPR
• Skill in use of computers, copiers, fingerprinting equipment, cameras, two-way radios, monitoring equipment, and fire extinguishers
• Skill in written/oral communication, public relations, and the observation of human behavior
• Skill in defensive tactics

• Holds Georgia jailer certification or is able to obtain this certification
• Associate’s Degree or that equivalent in training and experience
• Must be able to qualify on the standard CCSO Rifle Qualification Course
• Must become certified in the use of oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray
• Must pass all drug screens

• Walking, running moderate distances, bending, reaching, and climbing stairs and ladders
• Lifting, dragging, and pulling objects and people
• Pushing and pulling heavy objects
• Use of hands/feet for self-defense and maintaining a moderate duration of force
• Use of restraining and control holds and/or restraining devices

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must meet appearance standards as set forth by the Sheriff.

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