Full-Time Juvenile Detention Worker 

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Clay County is accepting applications to be considered for a Full-Time Juvenile Detention Worker in the secure unit with the West Central Regional Juvenile Center.    

Date Posted: 6/1/2022

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Starting Salary 

  • $22.42 per hour 


  • One-year certificate from college or a technical school or (60 credits or more)
    • 3-6 months experience working with at-risk population.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation

Application Information

  • If you are an eligible military veteran and wish to claim Veteran’s Preference, you must present a legible photocopy of your DD214 form to the Office of Human Resources. All veterans who are certified will be considered for appointment

Duties and Essential Functions 

  • Provides supervision and ensures the safety and security of clients.
  • Assists in the supervision of mandated programming for residents
  • Complete intakes of all new admits into the juvenile center.
  • Transport clients to court hearings, medical, dental and psychiatric appointments
  • Performs safety inspections at night.
  • Attend staff trainings.
  • Perform custodial functions including building safety and security.

Clay County provides all eligible employees these great benefits:

  • Paid Vacation Time  - 12 days per year (increases with longevity)
  • Paid Sick Leave – 12 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 10 per year
  • Paid Single Health Insurance Plans
  • Paid Single Dental Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • County Contribution into Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

Additional benefits offered to eligible Clay County employees:

  • Family Health Insurance Plans
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance   
  • Supplemental Life Insurance for Spouse
  • Life Insurance for Dependents
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Plans
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Some positions offer remote and flexible work schedules