Corrections Officer

The Yankton County Sheriff's Office is currently taking applications for the position of Yankton County Corrections Officer to form an eligibility list for hire. Minimum qualifications are:
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. certification.
  • Ability to obtain one (1) week basic Jail training Certification within 12 months of hire date.
  • No prior felony criminal record.
  • Knowledge of procedures of jail facilities, codes, and statutes that apply to detention and legal process.
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication skills, written and oral.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with the inmates, public and private agencies, general public and other employees.
  • Ability to function effectively under stressful conditions.
  • Currently possess or ability to obtain First Aid/First Responder and CPR Certification.
  • Ability to use good judgment and objective decision making.

Benefits include Full health insurance for employee, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. A person in this position will be a class B member of the South Dakota Retirement system.

Salary range: $44,651.61 - $56,629.04

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