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Home Detention Officer

Full Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Starting Wage: $19.78


  • Influence and support behavioral change through Evidence Based Practices.
  • Perform field visits at the residences and employment of program participants.
  • Perform investigations when a participant's whereabouts are unknown or they experience equipment issues.
  • Install electronic monitoring equipment in the field and verify proper operation.
  • Contact local law enforcement to make on-sight arrests when appropriate.
  • Complete detailed written reports and other legal documents and preserve, process and document evidence necessary for the successful prosecution of criminal cases and program revocation procedures
  • Perform legal searches and checks on offender's homes, vehicles and/or other property, as well as work or on passes.
  • Testify in court as needed.
  • Respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field and/or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Working knowledge and application of Indiana criminal law.
  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively apply evidence collection and preservation techniques.
  • Ability to attend court hearings and provide testimony as required.
  • Ability to perform urine and breath drug/alcohol testing.
  • Ability to work alone with minimum supervision and with others in a team environment and on several tasks at the same time.
  • Must possess a valid Indiana driver's license and a demonstrated safe driving record.

posted 5/5/20


Part Time, Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Starting Wage: $12.06


  • Cleans offices, meeting rooms, courtrooms, hallways, stair wells, entrances and elevators, including emptying trash cans, cleaning table tops, dusting, cleaning and polishing furniture, upholstery, walls, doors and woodwork, blinds, windows and window sills.
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms - toilets, urinals, sinks, mirrors, walls, refilling paper products, soap dispensers, cleans drinking fountains.
  • Vacuum, sweep, mop, dust.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Able to stay on task and work independently.
  • Ability to work near chemicals, fumes, odors, dust and dirt.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, lifting/carrying under 25 pounds, bending, crouching/kneeling, reaching, handling/grasping/carrying objects, pushing/pulling.

posted 3/18/2020

Kosciusko County Government is an equal opportunity employer
Applications can be found on this website or in the Human Resources Department on the first floor of the Courthouse, 100 W Center Street, Warsaw, IN. Applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Department.