Date Posted: September 2, 2021

Deadline: September 1, 2022

Organization: Greenville County Detention Center

Location: Greenville Area

City: Greenville, SC

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $19.39 per hour


High School Diploma/GED, Minimum 21 years of age. Must be available to work any assigned shifts. Must be able to meet the physical standards of the South Carolina Criminal Academy. Clear FBI/SLED background. Must be able to provide a copy of the following: Birth Certificate, High School Diploma/GED, South Carolina Driver's License, DD214 (if applicable) and listing of addresses for the past 4 years. No criminal record, no state or federal student loans in default, and a steady job history. 

Job Description:

While you may have never thought about working in corrections, a career at the state’s largest pre-trial detention facility awaits you right here in Greenville County. The Greenville County Detention Center is looking for motivated professionals who are eager to secure their future. No prior law-enforcement experience is necessary to begin a promising career that offers both job security and opportunities for career advancement.

Upon beginning your career as a Detention Officer, you will receive a competitive salary and a great benefits package. You will then receive the very best training available and an opportunity to attend more advanced training at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Your desire to find a job where hard work and dedication are rewarded has ended. At the Greenville County Detention Center we have developed a technique to identify the potential in all our employees. There are many success stories to be told about officers who applied themselves and rapidly rose through the ranks. Because of the number of opportunities available to our officers, they are able to advance more quickly than they could at other similar law enforcement agencies.

Contact Name:
Lieutenant Kevin Roberts
Contact Phone Number: 864-467-2496
Application Process:
Apply online
Employer Address:

20 McGee Street
Greenville, SC 29601
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.