Correctional Officer I

Deadwood, SD
Lawrence County Sheriff

Salary: $19.26 to $20.04 DOE.

Essential Functions:

  • Processes Inmates, Conducts Work Release Program, Controls Inmate Movement.
  • Provides Routine Medical Care to Prisoners.
  • Maintains Corrections Data Base.
  • Exhibits Concern for the Physical Welfare of All Prisoners.


  • Custodial Experience Desired.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • He/She must be capable of obtaining a South Dakota Jailer’s Certificate.
  • He/She must be capable of obtaining a working knowledge of Jail Duties.
  • He/She must be capable of becoming fluent in the LCSO Custody Division Policy Manual.
  • He/She must possess sound interpersonal skills which would enable them to work with fellow staff, prisoners, court officers, and the general public.
  • He/she must meet and pass medical exam and minimum standards, pass pre-employment drug screen, and pre-employment physical agility screen.