Detention Officer Job at Wagoner County Sheriff's Office, Wagoner, OK

  • Wagoner County Sheriff's Office
  • Wagoner, OK

Job Description

Job Description:

Wagoner County Detention Officer.
Are you looking for a start to a law enforcement career or looking to get into corrections? The jail can be a great stepping stone or an excellent career choice. This job is a great way to be involved in the community and help others.

Position Overview:
  • The Wagoner County Detention Center is looking for leaders ready to grow in a career with nearly limitless opportunities. Our Detention Officers make great money while helping at-risk populations better their lives while strengthening their communities.
  • This is an entry-level job that provides on-site job training and development.
  • Our Detention Officers contribute to the safety and well-being of their communities through the care and custody of the offenders in our secure, safe facility.
  • Detention officers learn skills that translate to other types of law enforcement jobs. An excellent starting point for people wanting to start a law enforcement career. 


  • Must be at least U.S. Citizen.
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Have a valid Driver's License - Insurable Driving Record.
  • Must pass a background investigation and No felony convictions, also pass a drug screen.
  • No Domestic Violence records.
  • Good moral character.
  • Available to work shifts - 24/7 operation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive and process inmates into the custody of the institution; search prisoners to take charge of personal property.
  • Supervise and control inmate behavior while performing various tasks completed during the daily operation of the detention center.
  • Follow and enforce all detention center rules and regulations.

Excellent benefits include:

  • Paid time off. (vacation, sick, and personal).
  • $3000 monthly starting pay (probation) up to $3600 monthly if promoted to a Sergeant or Corporal.
  • Fully paid health benefits like dental, vision, life insurance, and medical.
  • 20-year OPERS retirement.

About Wagoner County Sheriff's Office:

As a division of the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office, the Wagoner County Jail is devoted to safeguarding our community, inmates, and staff. All individuals will be treated in a safe, humane, and fair manner. Detention staff will be professional and responsive to Citizen's concerns. Our hope is that those who pass through the Wagoner County Jail will re-enter the community as more productive and responsible citizens.

Job Tags

Full time, Trial period, Shift work,

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