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Detention Officer

Location: Anson, TX
Job ID: 57622
Facility: Bluebonnet Detention Center

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PAY:  $20.57/hour
SCHEDULE: 12 hours (6:00PM-6:00AM) nights; a bi-weekly schedule with a 3-day weekend every other weekend (excluding overtime). 

At the Bluebonnet Detention Center in Anson, Texas we provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping detainees gain valuable skills necessary for success upon release.

Our team members enjoy:

  • Competitive wages
  • Health, dental, and prescription drug insurance
  • Paid time off & paid holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • a chance to make a difference every day!

This position is responsible for the custody and security of detainees assigned to the facility:

  • Provide custody and security of detainees, including observation of detainees, in various assigned areas. This includes long periods of standing and walking. 
  • Search for contraband and provide security. Perform specific security functions including ‘pat’ and ‘strip’ searches.
  • Respond to any and all emergencies, which requires running, climbing stairs, using physical force to restrain detainees.
  • Must have the ability to work all posts, comply with all post orders, and perform all duties outlined in post orders.
  • May be required to transfer and transport detainees by walking or riding in vehicles. Restrain and secure assaultive detainees, as needed.
  • Read, review and properly apply information found in detainee records which is related to the detainees’ health and safety and to the security of the facility. Provide appropriate information to other personnel.
  • Properly prepare and maintain records, forms and reports, as appropriate.

This position requires:  1)  High school diploma or equivalent.  2)  Prior corrections experience is preferred, but not required.  3)  US Citizenship is required.  4)  Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.


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