Job Description

Part-time Deputy Jailer (Detention Center)
Georgetown, KY, United States of America

Job Skills / Requirements

Individual needed to maintain a safe secure environment for the care and custody of inmates remanded to the Scott County Detention Center.  Duties include:  enforcing all rules, regulations and laws related to detention center operations, including facility policies and procedures; ensuring the smooth operation of the facility by identifying problems, solutions and implementing corrective actions; and daily deputy duties including intake and release procedures, conducting searches of inmates and inmate living areas, transport of inmates,  incident investigations, report writing, de-escalation of inmate situations, writing bonds, and testifying in court.

Position requires graduation from high school or possession of a GED and some related work experience is preferred.  Individuals must be 21 years of age, a US citizen, possess a valid driver’s license, and be eligible to possess a firearm.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience working in a detention center, security, law enforcement, and/or those with vocational or college training/education in security, law enforcement or a related field.  Qualified candidates with military service should be prepared to provide a copy of their DD214. Ideally, it is preferred if a candidate can work a 12-hour shift and a shift typically begins at 7am or 7pm.  A person can work up to 100 hours per month. Uniforms are provided for all staff.  Starting pay is $14.71/hour.  Successful part-time staff may have an opportunity for future full-time employment.  

We will accept applications on a continuous basis and qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews as the need arises for part-time support. 

Applicants may apply by following the jobs link at www.scottky.gov.   

Scott County Government is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversifying its workforce.  

Education Requirements (Any)

High school diploma or GED


This job reports to the Sergeant

This is a Part-Time position Varies.

Number of Openings for this position: 1