Detention Deputy

Spartanburg, SC
Spartanburg County Sheriff


  • Essential job duties are intended to be examples of responsibilities and are not intended to be all-inclusive. There will be other tasks as assigned.
    Processing inmates into the detention facility.
  • Operate motor vehicles for purpose of job-related tasks.
  • Routine security checks of inmates, living quarters, and the facility.
  • Monitor cameras and security equipment.
  • Transporting inmates to various locations including the courthouse, and medical and dental appointments.
  • Patrols various facilities of Spartanburg County to ensure the safety and security of each location.
  • Supervises inmates during meals, recreational and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Safeguards inmates while escorting them to various locations.
  • Performs headcounts and regularly checks on their physical condition.
  • Prepares and completes routine records on inmates.
  • Completes incident reports when necessary.
  • Records inmate visits while inspecting items brought into the detention center.
  • Investigates crimes that occur on any detention center property.
  • Performs cell searches and checks safety equipment to ensure the facility is safe and secure.
  • Takes charge of critical incidents.