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Maricopa County Sheriffs Office Is Looking For Detention Officer Trainees And Laterals

Maricopa County Sheriffs Office

This is a Full-time position in Phoenix, AZ posted December 1, 2020.

Detention Officer Trainees And Laterals Maricopa County Sheriff’s OfficeAre you passionate about serving and protecting your community?

Now is your chance to join the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) as a Detention Officer!

In this role, high importance is placed on ensuring public safety is provided and maintained by an individual who takes pride in their work and considers the impact of their actions on an individual, team and organizational level.

We are looking for candidates with strong interpersonal and customer service skills, the ability to effectively resolve conflict, and a desire for enhancing public safety.

Ideal candidates will have a keen sense of emotional intelligence and be motivated by serving others and their community.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you…Your adventure with MCSO awaits!

To be part of our team as a Detention Officer, you must: Be an effective communicator, even in the most challenging of situations.

Care about the safety and well-being of others, both within and outside a jail setting.

Respect all individuals regardless of background or socio-economic status.

Embrace the concepts of integrity, accountability and transparency as core values.

Collaborate with team members, supervisors and managers to forward the mission and vision of MCSO.

Compensation is more than a salary with MCSO.

Your perks at work include: Paid training A stable environment Great benefits Flexibility and generous leave And, an opportunity to serve your community as part of a diverse and talented workforce.Do you have experience as an Arizona Detention or Corrections Officer within the last three years?

To be considered for our expedited Lateral program please apply for the Detention Officer Lateral position at: https://www.Governmentjobs.Com/careers/maricopa/jobs/2903285/detention-officer-lateral?keywords=detention& Pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Qualifications Minimum education and/or experience:Must be eighteen (18) years of age and have a High school diploma or GED, or are expected to graduate/receive GED within the next 90 days.

Must be a U.S.

Citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S.

Specialized training, certifications, and/or other special requirements:Applicants must possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver’s license.

Prior to hiring, the Sheriff’s Office requires that all applicants complete the following: background investigation; polygraph exam; medical exam with attestation of physical readiness and psychological exam.

Training with the exception of Arizona driver’s license to be provided on-the-job: FEMA NIMS – IS100 AND 700, OSHA training, ADP payroll training and PREA training.

Additionally, post hire participation in a 12-week paid detention academy is required and which includes successfully demonstrating physical readiness by completing a series of assessments with the requisite results in order to graduate the academy and remain employed.

A seven battery assessment became effective November 1, 2015.Minimum physical readiness standards:Assessment 1: Maximum Push-UpsWhat is measured by the Assessment: Upper Body Muscular EnduranceStandard for Academy Graduation (Minimum Requirement): Eleven (11)Assessment 2: Maximum Sit-Ups (Under One Minute)What is measured by the Assessment: Abdominal Muscular EnduranceStandard for Academy Graduation (Minimum Requirement): Sixteen (16)Assessment 3: 1.5 Mile RunWhat is measured by the Assessment: Aerobic PowerStandard for Academy Graduation (Minimum Requirement): 21:48 MinutesAssessment 4: 300 Meter RunWhat is measured by the Assessment: Anaerobic PowerStandard for Academy Graduation (Minimum Requirement): 1:37 Minutes (97 Seconds)Assessment 5: One (1) Repetition Bench PressWhat is measured by the Assessment: Upper Body Absolute StrengthStandard for Academy Graduation (Minimum Requirement): 90 Pounds or 53% of Body Weight, whichever is less.Assessment 6: Illinois Agility Run (consists of sprints through and around cones)What is measured by the Assessment: Agility and CoordinationStandard for Academy Graduation (Minimum Requirement): 22.6 Seconds Assessment 7: Vertical JumpWhat is measured by the Assessment: Explosive Leg StrengthStandard for Academy Graduation (Minimum Requirement): Eleven (11) inches (Fourteen (14) inches if measured with VERTEC) Preferred education and/or experience:Three (3) years of work experience, prior law enforcement experience, prior military experience preferred.Preferred training, certifications and/or other special requirements:Currently possess, or have the ability to obtain, a commercial driver’s license and/or weapons certifica