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Is taking applications for the position of


Correctional Officer


Position reports to Jail Administrator


Pay range is from $10.11 – $13.41 and includes participation in State Retirement System, Health, Dental & Life Insurance


Applications may be obtained at the Personnel Office located at: 6751 Hwy 78, Heflin, Alabama, or the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Department at 140 Lambert Drive, Heflin, Alabama hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday


Job Qualifications:

Potential candidates should possess the ability to effectively communicate information to co-workers, supervisors, general public and court personnel in person, over the telephone and by two-way radio; writing skills to clearly and neatly complete routine forms, records and reports; reading skills to understand manuals and state and county laws for correctional officers, procedures and instructions; basic math skills; ability to work independently; ability to analyze situations and make quick, effective and reasonable decisions under stressful conditions; strength to lift heavy objects and/or a person; physical dexterity to restraint inmates as needed; mobility to pursue and detain a fleeing inmate; physical tolerance to work long hours and shift changes; a valid Alabama Drivers License. 


Other Characteristics:

Preferred characteristics are: possession of a high school diploma; ability to work overtime, holidays, weekends and during emergencies; able to successfully complete required training and/or certification; and the ability to treat the public with courtesy and respect. 


The Cleburne County Commission

is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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