Corrections Officer – Court Security

Friday Harbor, WA
San Juan County

$5,828.26 – $7,387.30 Monthly


Maintains courthouse and jail security while performing inmate care and custody duties. Supervises and trains offender work crews in fulfilling their obligation to the Court. Works closely with the inmates, work crew members, the courts, law enforcement agencies, probation services, county departments and the public. This position works under the supervision and general direction of the County Sheriff.


High school diploma or GED with two years of college with coursework/training in the supervision of others, psychology, and/or social work; OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the skills, knowledge and abilities to perform the essential job functions. Must have strong oral, writing and leadership skills; ability to organize and direct groups of people; and instruct others in the use of simple hand and power tools. Basic computer skills desirable.

Successful completion of the Corrections Officer Academy sponsored by the Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission is required within six months of employment. Qualifies and maintain certification to use firearms and tasers. Must obtain a CPR/first aid certificate. Must have a good driving record and a valid be able to obtain a Washington State driver’s license with in 30 days of hire. Employment is subject to criminal background check and polygraph test. Lateral Considerations: Successful completion of a correctional academy and one year of corrections experience.