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Human Resources Office

Amanda M. Talbert

McLennan County Records Building
214 N. 4th St., Suite 200
Waco, TX 76701
Phone: (254) 757-5158
Job-line: (254) 757-5255
Fax: (254) 757-5073


Position:                     Hourly Detention Officer/Control Room

                                    Operator (non-certified)

Vacancy Number:      15-10-8880-872

Department:              Juvenile Probation

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt              

Salary:                        $10.00 - $12.00 Per Hour No benefits 

                                    Other than retirement

Opening Date   October 2, 2014

Closing Date:    Until Filled or Closed         




·       Receives and documents incoming phone calls to the Juvenile Detention Center.

·       Receives and documents radio communications from Detention Officers.

·       Monitors video cameras for the facility

·       Operate a computer based security console to engage and disengage electronic

      doors in the facility.

·       Be able to communicate effectively with facility staff and remain calm and in

control when speaking with persons in distress.

·       Be able to work any shift on any day as assigned


Other duties:  Must be able to perform other duties as assigned.



ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Works in a secure correctional environment. Must be

able to sit for long periods of time. Ability to pass a pre-employment physical.  Pre-employment and random drug testing is done.



ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:  Works mostly indoors in a cool and warm environment.



EDUCATION ~ SKILL ~ EXPERIENCE: Required - Must be 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.  Must be able to use a computer keyboard and other related equipment.  Must be able to pass a criminal background check with no criminal offenses above a Class C Misdemeanor. 





To be considered, interested candidates must submit a McLennan County Departmental Application to the Human Resources Department.  Not every applicant will be interviewed.  Selected applicants will be notified and scheduled for interviews by the department responsible for hiring.


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