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CONTROL OFFICER - Red Lake Detention Center Complex



Detention Center Complex

Open: February 10, 2014



Responsible for the overall maintenance of surveillance and security for the Red Lake Detention Facility, staff and inmates, as well as, exercising independent and sound judgment in ensuring a secure and orderly Detention Facility. Full-time position with benefits, reports to Detention Administrator. Salary; DOQ.


• Monitors overall Security System operation to ensure safety and security of personnel, inmates and property.

• Exercise independent and sound judgment in crisis situations.

• Provides and summons assistance/aid for inmates and personnel when situations arise.

• Performs work assignments on a rotating shift schedule.

• Maintains daily documentation of activities of the facility.

• Ability to operate a computer terminal and perform data entry.

• Performs assignments of inmate admission, classification and release processes.

• Performs escorts and/or transports of inmates to and from various activities within and outside the jail.

• Must also participate and complete the Correctional Officer's Training Program in Artesia, New Mexico.

• Ability to multitask instantaneously.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


• High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

• Familiarity with the Data Privacy Act and be of high stable character with proven ability to maintain strict standards of behavior and confidentiality.

• Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with people of varied economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds.

• Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Must pass a criminal background records check without any felony convictions and must never have been convicted of Domestic Violence.

• Possess a valid Minnesota driver's license and provide proof of a clean driving record.

• Agree to maintain a drug-free workplace and submit to employee drug testing.

• Physically capable of handling job requirements and working long hours when needed.

TO APPLY: Tribal applications (w/Résumé attached) are being accepted at the Red Lake Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847 *Fax (218) 679-4176.

TO APPLY ONLINE: Go to and click "Job Postings" in the upper right hand corner and click "RLN Application".


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