Corrections Officer

Correctional Officer
J. Reuben Long Detention Center (SC) - Conway, South Carolina

Jul 12, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$37,180 annual

Job Description

General Job Description

Under limited supervision, performs a variety of semi-routine duties, which ensure discipline, safety and security among inmates confined in the County Detention Center

Duties for this Position

  • Performs duties in accordance with federal, state and local jail laws and standards.
  • Works 12 hour shifts ex: 6am-6pm or 6pm-6am
  • Training includes SCCJA Class 2 certification and 10 week pre-service program. Future in-house training, specialized team training and LE conferences.

Application Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Copy of Social Security Card and DL
  • 10 year driving record (from all licensed states in last 10 years) must posses valid current Driver’s License with no prior DUI or DUS convictions within the past 10 years.
  • 30 pg. application
  • 2 pg. HR application
  • Signed waiver for background investigation

Application Process

  • Applicants will be contacted via Email or phone call to establish interest
  • Scheduling will begin after full packet is completed and turned in, in its entirety
  • All applicants will complete a written exam, panel interview, and physical agility test
  • Sufficient completion of testing process will be followed by scheduling of Director interview
  • If all standards are met a conditional offer of employment will be sent to applicant
  • A pre-employment background check, drug test and medical examination is required for all applicants.


  • Full medical, dental and vision paid by employer for employee
  • Paid rollover vacation and sick time
  • PORs (Police Officers Retirement Program)
  • 401k options available
  • Life insurance
  • Short term and long term disability
  • Annual raises (percentage of raise varies by year)
  • Promotional opportunities available after two years of service
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift


Ability to Commute to /Relocate near: Conway, SC 29526 (Required)

Work Location: One location

Work Remotely: No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Additional Information

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: None Required

Contact Information

LCpl. A. Soto

J. Reuben Long Detention Center (SC)
4150 J Reuben Long Ave.
Conway, South Carolina 29526
phone: 843-915-6902

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