The Durham County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a job fair on Thursday specifically for detention officer positions.
Vacancy are mainly from retirements but also with this being a challenging year in law enforcement due to COVID-19.
Detention officer positions will carry a base salary of $36,000 a year. That amount can grow if you’re military, a college graduate and once you complete academy work.
Sheriff Clarence Birkhead said they have 42 vacancies, the highest number he’s seen.
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