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Court Holding Officer (CONTRACTUAL) 


This critical contractual position provides custody of detainees while Circuit and District Courts are in session at the Charles County Courthouse. Security involves detainee holding locations, areas surrounding court buildings and offices, and security for the transportation of prisoners and juvenile detainees. Additional duties include completing orders and instructions of the courts and other court documents. The employee receives direction from, and reports directly to, the Supervisor, Judicial Security Section.

Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED).
  • Minimum 2 years of correctional work experience.
  • Must have graduated from a Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions (MPCTC) certified Corrections Academy and, have held certification as a Maryland Correctional Officer within the last three (3) years at the time of appointment.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain firearms certification through the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.
  • Must maintain Correctional Officer certification through the Maryland Correctional Training Commission.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Salary Grade CO 1 Salary Range ($52,001.46 - $68,121.42)  
Close Date 8/3/2023 11:30:00 PM  
About the Organization The Charles County Sheriff's Office is a full-service law enforcement agency responsible for preventing and investigating crime, operating the county detention center and performing the court-related functions of a traditional Sheriff's Office.

With more than 600 sworn, corrections and civilian employees, the CCSO is the largest full-service Sheriff's Office in Maryland and one of the largest employers in Charles County. The CCSO has been accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement since 2001 and earned the Commission's Flagship Status in 2011, designating it as one of the best among accredited agencies.

Under the Office of the Sheriff, the Agency is comprised of ten divisions including Patrol,Support Services Division, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Corrections, Information Technology, Special Services, Executive Services, Administrative Services and Training.

The men and women of the Charles County Sheriff's Office are dedicated to service through superior performance. We believe mutual respect, trust and pride in our organization, combined with traditional values and innovative techniques, will ensure the community's right to a safe environment.

All full-time employees are offered competitive salaries, health benefits, retirement plans and other benefits, as well as a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement and in serving their community.

EOE Statement The Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and accordingly monitors and reviews its hiring practices and policies with respect to non-discrimination in recruitment and selection. The information requested below on this form will not be considered in the selection process of the job position you are applying for. The information detailed below will be used to conform with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines concerning application statistics and is voluntary.  

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