Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

***Must be at minimum 21 years of age.***

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center seeks individuals with a strong sense of commitment, dedication to quality and seeking a career in law enforcement.  The Detention Officer position is located in Columbia, South Carolina. 

Detention Officers are considered emergency personnel, expected to work shift work to include weekdays/nights, weekends, holidays and during times of inclement weather. This position is required to work overtime.

This position maintains the security and safety of the Detention Center, inmates and staff through implementation of established policies and procedures. ASGDC is a direct supervision facility and monitors jail access and egress. This position monitors security cameras, closed circuit TV system, alarm systems, automated locking systems and other specialized security equipment. Processes and book inmates, searches, photographs and fingerprints inmates; secures inmates property and issues supplies.

Qualifications: U. S. Citizen, High school diploma/GED, Minimum 21 years of age, valid driver’s license, no criminal convictions, successfully pass polygraph and drug testing, satisfactory credit history.

Benefits: Paid time off, Paid holidays, 15 days military leave per year; Police Officer Retirement, health and dental insurance and furnished uniforms. Qualified employer under the Student Loan Forgiveness Program (SLFP).