Working at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center
The nationally accredited Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center has numerous opportunities for individuals with a strong sense of commitment and dedication to a quality career in law enforcement. Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center is ranked in the top 1 to 2.5 percent of the larger local jails in the country. The daily population is approximately 750 - 1100 inmates.
Effective Aug. 6, 2021, the annual starting salary at the detention center is $36,500 for all new detention officers. Find details on the new pay structure.
Group health insurance
Group dental insurance
Group life insurance
Workers' compensation insurance
S.C. State Retirement
S.C. Deferred Compensation
Paid vacation and holidays
Longevity pay program
Job-related training programs and opportunities
Promotional job opportunities
Certification with the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy
High school diploma/GED
Must be at least 21 years old
Must have a valid S.C. driver's license
Corrections experience is helpful but not necessary
To apply online visit the Richland County Careers page and search the job listings for Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. For more information about working at the detention center, contact Sgt. Ernest Starling at 803-576-3216 or Starling.Ernest@Richlandcountysc.gov.