What Does a Central Control Operator Do?
Control Operators provide vital security for Detention Deputies, inmates and staff via visual, radio and camera monitoring of all movements and activities within the Detention Center. They are responsible for operation of all secure doors entering and exiting our facility. If you are interested in law enforcement and possess a high level of detail, this is a great way to get started in law enforcement.
To learn more see our Detention Services page.
Control Operator Qualifications:
- Meet all minimum Hiring Standards (See our Hiring Process FAQs)
- Be a U.S. Citizen and at least 19 years of age
- Possess a valid Idaho Drivers License
- Have a High School Diploma or GED Equivalency
- Pass a Computer Skills Test with a minimum typing speed of 20 words per minute
- Pass all background investigation and oral board interviews
If you are applying for a current opening in Central Control, it is highly recommended you contact us to arrange an appointment to visit and observe this position. For more information, see our Control Operator Job Description below.
FY2017 Starting Wage: $16.01 per hour or $33,300 annually.
Salary Range: $33,300-$44,000
Shift: Control Operators generally work 4 ten hour shifts per week. The schedule rotation includes days, nights, weekends, graveyard and holidays.
Job Description: Central Control Operator