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St. Louis County, MN

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Deputy Sheriff - Corrections Officer

Job ID: 53867
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Job Description:

The Jail Division primarily hires permanent, part-time Corrections Officers to fill its vacancies. Most permanent, full-time Corrections Officer vacancies are filled by employees who have previously worked as part-time officers. Permanent, part-time Corrections Officers are assured to be scheduled at least 40 hours of every 80 hour pay period. Additional hours can be obtained by filling in for staff absences, which often results in part-time employees working full-time hours.

An employee in this class is responsible for directing, coordinating and organizing the day to day activities of the inmates, according to State and local policies and procedures. Various responsibilities include processing admissions and releases; maintaining security; directing inmates; assisting with medical services; documenting jail records; submitting reports as required; and operating computer terminals, fire and life safety equipment, security equipment and other jail related equipment as necessary. The employee is also responsible for the custody and care of the prisoners while transporting them to and from their places of custody and confinement. The work is performed as assigned and on a rotating shift basis under the direction of the Deputy Sheriff Sergeant - Corrections and under the supervision of the Assistant Administrators.



Eligible St. Louis County employees earn a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Training and Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Blueprint for Health Fitness Discount


Benefits are prorated for part-time employees and administered in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement or management compensation plan.

Amount of Pay:


Frequency of Pay:

per hour

Other Qualifications:


  • High school graduation or equivalent.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.


For more information and to apply online please click here.

Minimum Education:



Direct Supervision of Defendants


Full-time, Part-time




Jails & Detention



Application Deadline: