Chouteau County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Detention Officers. Starting wage is $12/hr with benefits and 20 year retirement. Detention Officers properly handle all booking procedures for inmates, ether incoming or outgoing. Insures that all incoming inmates are properly searched and changed into detention facility clothing. Takes measures to see that all incoming inmates are classified and placed in proper cell blocks. Prevents items of contraband from being brought into the Detention Facility. Supervises the cleaning of facility by inmates and/or officer maintenance. Delivers meals and medications to inmates at appropriate times. Conducts security checks and random cell searches. Accounts for and maintains records of inmates property. Maintains or supervise the laundering of Detention Facility clothing and bedding. Shuttles and transfers inmates to court and other facilities across the state. Performs all other duties as assigned. Detention Officers will attend the four week MLEA Corrections/Detention Officer Basic class and become state certified.
For more information contact Undersheriff Larry Ophus at (406) 622-5451