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Benton County Sheriff's Office
Corvallis, OR, United States (on-site)
29 days ago
Benton County Sheriff's Office
Corvallis, Oregon, United States (on-site)
29 days ago


Are you passionate about justice and community safety?  
Do you want to make a positive difference in the community where you live?  
If you answered YES then we want YOU!!

Take the next step towards a career in law enforcement and apply to be an
Limited Duty Corrections Deputy
 in the Benton County Sheriff's Office!

Benton County is committed to continuously providing a workplace
where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.  
encourage women and minorities to apply!  
  • This is an on-call position not to exceed 1040 hours worked in a fiscal year.

Job Summary
The Limited Duty Corrections Deputy Maintain the order, discipline and security of the County Jail. Assist in the processing of persons into and release persons from the jail within established guidelines. Document daily events and activities and maintain current and accurate custody information. Maintain relations and address needs of attorneys, court and the general public.    

Essential Functions:
Safety of Inmates, Staff and General Public. Security of the Facility

  • Monitoring, inspecting, searching, counseling and providing direct services to the inmate population and control room operations.

Intake and Release of Persons

  • Assist with bookings and releases of inmates including, clothed and unclothed searches, data collection, verifying and entry; screening for medical and or mental health concerns; inventory and securing of inmate property and funds.

Documentation of Occurrences and Events

  • Maintaining accurate and current custody documents, computerized activity logs, visitation log, receipts, distribution of facility reports, and completing officer reports related to routine and emergency incidents, rule violations, possible criminal activities, and use of force incidents.

Public Relations

  • Answering phones, scheduling visits with social and professional visitors, maintaining positive working relations with other criminal justice professionals and addressing concerns and questions from inmate family and friends.

Medical Distribution

  • Setting up and administering medicines and medical orders as ordered or directed by Facility Medical Staff.

Rehabilitative Programming

  • Assist with educational or rehabilitative programming to the inmate population.
  • Counseling and referral of inmates.


Minimum Qualifications
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:   

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Oregon Driver’s License
  • 18 years of age
  • Successfully pass a background & medical before being hired
  • First Aid and CPR Certifications within 3 months of hiring
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Must successfully pass the written POST (Police Officer Selection Test) by a minimum of 70% overall.  Test is no cost to you and consists of Math, Reading, Grammar and Writing.

Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
This position requires driving and may require use of a personal vehicle.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.
This recruitment may be used to establish a pool of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

This is a temporary position not to exceed 1040 hours in a fiscal year.

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, running, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Requires frequently lifting and carrying varying from light to heavy. Work hours and days off vary to include day shift, swing shift and graveyard. Nature of position involves exposure to health and safety risks on a continuous basis. Both, physical injury and exposure to contagious diseases exist.      

Benton County is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity, fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income.
If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, please contact the Benton County Human Resources Department by calling (541)766-6081 or email recruiting@co.benton.or.us

MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bentonor?

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69021081
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Corvallis, Oregon, United States
  • Position Title: Limited Duty Corrections Deputy
  • Company Name For Job: Benton County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Type: Sheriffs Office
  • Job Function: Corrections Officer/Jailer
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $19.61 (Hourly Wage)

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