Director of Inmate Programs and Services - Detention Center

Title: Director of Inmate Programs and Services - Detention Center

Salary: $19.74 hr


DIRECTOR OF INMATE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES (Detention Center): Provides counseling services and/or guidance to inmates in the Beaufort County Detention Center.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Two (2) years experience and/or training that include law enforcement, inmate programs and services and detention center work
  • Experience in specialized areas such as inmate admission/release, inmate classification, inmate programs and services, and inmate transportation procedures
  • Must possess and maintain valid Certified Correctional Officer certification (Class 2) from SC Criminal Justice Academy
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Valid NCIC Terminal Operator certification from South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license with no DUI convictions within the past five years
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must have satisfactory credit history
  • Able to pass the physical examination
  • NO convictions for criminal domestic violence or any crime of moral turpitude
  • Additional insert with application and prescreening required. The insert is available at or at Employee Services, 102 Industrial Village Road Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC. Applicants being considered for the position will be contacted to schedule the prescreening

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.