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The City of Grandview’s employees are its most important resource. Our success depends on the capable people who bring their skills and experience to our organization. Grandview offers a variety of rewarding careers with great benefit packages to full-time, regular employees including medical, dental,  retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and discounted Community Center Membership.

Grandview, MO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE. Visit this page frequently to see our list of advertised vacancies and find the information you need to become a successful applicant.

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Detention Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.62
  • Posted Date:03/18/2020 9:08 AM

Detention Officer-Full Time

The City of Grandview, Missouri is looking for a Full-Time Detention Officer. The purpose of this position is to perform specialized inmate detention and care work in the Grandview Police Detention Center under the supervision of Police Sergeant. 



High school diploma or equivalent. Law enforcement experience preferred but not required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Detention Officer receives inmates; acts as booking officer; oversees the security and activities of inmates; supervises meals and cleaning of facilities; distributes personal property; transports inmates for interviews, court or release; monitors inmate’s medical status and takes appropriate action when illness or injury is suspected; supervisors the purchase and distribution of snack items; searches incoming property; releases inmates on bond; supervises inmates cleaning and maintenance of detention facilities; oversees visitors for inmates; prepares prisoners for court appearance; transports prisoners to and from court; and assists during court when available and as needed with the security of the prisoners. Complete walk-in reports; to include, but not limited to, Missing Persons, Stolen Autos, Vehicle Crashes, and other reports as needed and trained.



Pay & Benefits

Starting pay is $15.62 hourly, with generous benefit package including, health, dental and vision, vacation, major illness leave, and paid time off.  The City also has numerous elective benefits including a deferred compensation plan and provides an employer-paid pension plan.



Complete the downloadable Police Pre-Application Process packet or complete the application online. Turn in application packet to Human Resources at City Hall 1200 Main St., Grandview, MO  64030

Contact Recruiter Master Sgt. Greg Smith (816) 316-4906 or with questions.


The City of Grandview is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.



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