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If you have an interest in a career in corrections and are actively looking for employment, an application is available by clicking on the following link - 

Applications can be returned by mail to 601 Central Ave. Newport, KY 41071, by fax to 859-431-5147 or email to Christina Baker at cbaker@campbellcountyky.gov


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Deputy Jailer (full time) - Starting Pay $17.50 per hour

This is a skilled position in a Detention Center. It is a sworn, law enforcement position with arrest powers.  However, the power of arrest is to be used only on Detention Center property.  An employee in this position is responsible for the supervision of inmates.  The Deputy Jailer will perform all tasks in a professional manner.  Work is performed under general to close supervision. 

Examples of Deputy Jailer Duties:

  • Be able to perform all tasks related to in and out processing of inmates
  • Arrange for the inmates to attend court
  • Supervise the general cleaning of the Detention Center
  • Supervise the distribution of inmate meals
  • Specifically supervise the cleaning of inmate cells
  • Transport inmates to doctor, dentist, hospital or other appointments
  • Process work release inmates out and back in to the Detention Center
  • Search work release inmates and other inmates for contraband
  • Search cells periodically for contraband
  • Serve and file warrants
  • Use and monitor a two-way radio
  • Meet and deal effectively and courteously with the public
  • Process and account for money received for bonds, fines, etc.
  • Maintain daily logs and records as required
  • Culminate an arrest on Detention Center property when necessary
  • Write offense citations accurately
  • Mark and disperse evidence properly
  • Testify in court
  • Assist all law enforcement agencies in a cooperative manner
  • Be familiar with previous shift's activities and be able to pass-on information to on-coming shift personnel

Special Requirements for Deputy Jailers 

  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Must be able to read and write the English language
  • Attend and successfully complete twenty-four (24) hours of Correctional Training per year
  • Must be bondable
  • Must possess motor vehicle operator's license
  • Must successfully complete a criminal, medical history, drug screen and employment background check
  • Must maintain a high level of physical fitness

 

 Main Control (full time) - Starting Pay $15.00 per hour

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK

 This is a skilled position in the Detention Center.  It is a non-sworn position with no arrest powers.  This position deals mainly with the operational aspect of the facility.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

1. Communicate with the deputies via radio transmission and personally.
2. Give information to the general public via telephone in a polite and courteous manner.
3. Assure entry to police and other law enforcement agencies having business with this facility.
4. Monitor all cameras for any breach of security.
5. Opening and securing of all doors.
6. Monitor all fire safety/alarm systems.
7. Control operation of cell televisions and telephones.
8. Maintain VCR tapes and equipment in main control area.
9. Control distribution and recovery of all facility keys.
10. Keep main control area clean and squared away.
11. Be familiar with previous shift’s activities and be able to pass-on information to on-coming main control operator.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
2. Must be an American citizen.
3. Must be able to read and write the English language.
4. Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
5. Must successfully complete a criminal, medical history, and employment background check.
6. Must possess good communication skills.
7. Have ability to operate a base controlled radio network.
8. Must be able to function efficiently in a fast paced working environment.


Road Crew Deputy (part time) - Starting Pay $16.40 per hour

GENERAL NATURE OF WORK

 This is a skilled position in the Detention Center.  It is a sworn, law enforcement position with arrest powers.  An employee in this position is responsible for the supervision of inmates working on the road crew.  Work is performed under minimum supervision.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

1. Maintain a crew of Class D inmates for work outside of the Detention Center.
2. Keep records for hours worked by the Road Crew for payment.
3. Maintain a safe working environment for the Road Crew.
4. Keep close observation of each inmate while working.
5. Ensure inmates do not come in contact with the general public.
6. Ensure that all policies and procedures are followed by all crewmembers.
7. Ensure that no crewmember brings any contraband into the Detention Center.
8. Conduct thorough strip searches of all crewmembers before returning them to their respective cell.
9. Maintain a line of communication with the Jailer and Chief Deputy as to any special details or projects to be completed.
 

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
2. Must be an American citizen.
3. Must be able to read and write the English language.
4. Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
5. Must reside in the Commonwealth of Kentucky within six months after hiring.
6. Must successfully complete a criminal, medical history, and employment background check.
7. Must be able to successfully complete sixteen (16) hours of Department of Corrections training each year.
8. Must possess good communication skills.

Booking Specialist (full time) - Starting Pay $15.00 per hour

Job Description

The Campbell County Detention Center is currently seeking full time booking specialists.
A booking specialist will work in the booking area of a county jail. They will be the first point of contact for newly arrested inmates.
This job has various shifts, but consist of an 12 hour work day with a rotating schedule.
Following are the major, though not all inclusive, duties of the position:
Input and update all inmate information into jail software
Speak one on one to newly arriving inmates and ask specific questions
Log and secure inmate property
Receive, verify and log any funds inmate arrives with
Scan documents into jail software
Input charge, bond and court information into software
Make copies of any needed documents
Notify other agencies of any vital information
File inmate paperwork
Process and perform release of inmates
Run various reports for areas of the jail
Assist the courts with needed paperwork
Answering phones after hours and in regards to the booking area
Any and all other duties or job tasks authorized by the Jailer or his designee


Maintenance Technician (full time) - Starting Pay $18.50 per hour

Job Description

The position will be Monday - Friday from 8am-4pm
This position would work to maintain proper operation of all machines and systems within the building, do cosmetic repairs as needed and have the knowledge to build or paint as needed.
Employees must become familiar with and adhere to safety rules and procedures as well as keep their equipment and storage areas in a neat, clean, safe and in a good working condition.
Employees must be able to understand directions and complete assigned tasks. Employee will report to work in proper uniform.