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Detention Deputy I

Posted:October 22, 2021 (posted 48 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:Ocala, FL (Marion County)
Company:Marion County Sheriff's Office
692 NW 30th AVE
Ocala, FL 34475


Brief Job Description: This is a responsible position involving the custody, control and care of inmates within an adult detention facility, and the movement of inmates within and outside the facility. Correctional Officer may work in any division in the jail. Their specific job functions are listed in the respective post order.


JOB PREREQUISITES: (Corrections Officer I) Be at least 18 years of age as required by law. High School diploma or GED. Successfully complete Basic Corrections Recruit School and the state exam in the State of Florida or receive a certificate of comparative compliance from the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License, with a good driving record. Be able to effectively communicate information both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, and determine a proper course of action. Ability to react quickly and calmly under emergency situations. Ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously and tactfully, with respect to rights of others. Ability to develop skill in use and care of firearms, and less-than-lethal weapons. Be in good physical and mental condition, and successfully pass physical and psychological examinations, as required.

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Learn more about career opportunities and other benefits at Contact Marion County Human Resources with questions at (352) 368-3520 Or email

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