Detention Officer Position

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has a position available for a Detention Officer. 

Requirements include:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 21 years of age
  • Competent grammar and spelling
  • Good communication skills

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Supervision of inmates and inmate activity.
  • Coordinate services to ensure that inmates have access to clothes, supplies and medicines that they need.
  • Search for contraband items.
  • Complete paperwork regarding each inmate and ensure that it is properly filed in the facility database. 
  • Transport and escort inmates within secured areas.
  • Prepare incident reports and other documentation.
  • Enforce rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate conduct, and inmate accountability. 

Applications are available at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, 306 State St.