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Detention Officer

Location: Chaparral, NM
Job ID: 48101
Facility: Corrections

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Otero County Prison Facility, operated and managed by MTC, is committed to serve and protect the people of New Mexico and Texas.  The facility provides a structured program intended to encourage and establish a foundation for detainee reintegration into society.  The Otero County Prison Facility encourages employee success by offering opportunities for continuing education and promotions from within. 

Pay $18.66

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.


This position reports to the designated sergeant. You are responsible for the custody and discipline of detainees assigned to the unit in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Otero County and the United States Marshals Service (USMS) directives. If assigned to the transportation department you will responsible for the transporting of detainees to and from the facility in accordance with established procedures.


High school diploma or equivalent. You must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license in the State of New Mexico or the State of Texas with an acceptable  driving record unless it is waived by management.  If you are assigned as a transportation officer, you must possess a valid CDL license by the State of New Mexico with an acceptable driving record. New Mexico Corrections Department Corrections Officer certification preferred. 

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