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Position TitleDetention Officer (South Carolina Certified, with 3+ Years of Experience)
Salary Range$39,000
Date Posted July 31, 2019
Closing Date August 26, 2019
DescriptionThe City of North Myrtle Beach is now accepting applications for those who are currently South Carolina Certified Detention Officers with 3 or more years of certified Detention Officer experience. Must be currently certified as a South Carolina Detention Officer. All officers certified in other states or those never certified in the State of South Carolina may apply for a non-certified Detention Officer position. Under general supervision, performs jailer activities in maintaining jail security and related operations in accordance with established policies, regulations, and procedures. Acquires and maintains Class II State certification. Acquires and maintains SCBA certification. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.
ExperienceMust have High School diploma or equivalent and be at least 21 years of age; Three years of experience, Basic jail training and NCIC Certification required.
Physical RequirementsMust be physically able to operate video equipment, an alarm panel and a variety of automated office machines which includes a typewriter, computer, calculator, etc. Must be able to exert up to twenty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to ten pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Light work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of ten to eighty pounds.
NoteThis position is eligible for a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus to be paid to eligible employees according to the following schedule: • $300 after completion of new-hire orientation • $300 after completion of required training • $400 after the employee has successfully completed their probationary period and their performance review meets or exceeds the “Meets Expectation” rating.

Applications may be obtained online here (beach lifeguard applicants go here : NMB Lifeguards) or visit the City of North Myrtle Beach, City Hall- Human Resources Department, 1018 2nd Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.