Correctional Officer

Lancaster, SC
Lancaster County Government

Salary: $49,500.00 – $68,200.00 Annually.

Essential Functions:

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties which ensure the discipline, safety and security of inmates sentenced to the confinement of the County Detention Center;
  • Receives and processes prisoners coming into the facility by completing appropriate forms and paperwork, recording identifying information, searches prisoners, logs and stores personal items, fingerprints and photographs prisoners; as well as other related duties.


  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent certificate.
  • Must be 18 yrs. of age.
  • Must be able to successfully complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy within first year of employment & pass the physical requirements set forth by the SCCJA.
  • Must pass an extensive background check & have a valid driver’s license.