Current Vacancies

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Applications MUST be submitted in order to be considered for any job vacancy (see vacancies below). You may also attach a resume to the application if you have one. A new application must be submitted for each individual job applied for.

Submit applications to:
Kershaw County
Attn: Human Resources
515 Walnut Street
Camden, SC 29020

You may also apply at our Local SC DEW office and note the vacancy is in
Camden, Kershaw County.


For questions please contact the Human Resources Department.

It is the policy of Kershaw County to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees on the basis of qualifications and without discrimination because of race, religion, color, political affiliation, physical disability, national origin, sex, age, or familial status.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Correctional Officer (CONTINUOUS POSTING)

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.27 per hour w/o certification $13.06 with
  • Posted Date:04/10/2012

Work Schedule: Sunday thru Saturday - 12 Hour Rotating Shifts; Rotating On-Call Shifts to include evenings & weekends

Location: Kershaw County Detention Center -Camden, SC

Summary: Full-time Correctional Officer needed at Kershaw County Detention Center. Performs the daily inmate-management and security duties of the KCDC to ensure proper enforcement of jail policies, procedures and programs.

Qualifications: Must be 21years of age or older. Requires high school diploma or equivalent and completion of 120 hours of training at the Criminal Justice Academy within one year of hire date. Must complete 40 hours of in-service training per year. Must have a clear criminal background that will allow entrance to the Criminal Justice Academy. Must be able to successfully pass the Test of Adult Basic Education (T.A.B.E.). Required to have and maintain a good driving record and a valid SC driver’s license. Must pass credit check and drug screening.

Responsibilities: Performs inmate head counts and security checks on a regular basis, ensures security of facilities, personnel and inmates. Ensures physical and personal needs of inmates are addressed, issues mail and personal items, ensures cleanliness of linens and issued proper uniforms. Processes paper work for new and released inmates, escorts inmates to see nurse, medical facilities, court, or other facilities as necessary. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Must be able to work a 12 hour rotating shift. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and may be required to be on call. Performs all other duties required and assigned.


Kershaw County Employment Applications are only accepted for positions that are posted. Employment Applications should ONLY be submitted within the posting dates and must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the closing date. Applications should ONLY be submitted to:

LOCAL branch of the SC Department of Employment and Workforce

                                  OR

Office of Human Resources

Kershaw County Government Center

515 Walnut Street

Camden, SC 29020

Kershaw County is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Kershaw County to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees on the basis of qualifications and without discrimination because of race, religion, color, political affiliation, physical disability, national origin, sex, age, or familial status. Kershaw County is a Drug-Free Workplace.

 

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