Central Control Positions

What Does a Central Control Operator Do?

A Control Operator is an entry level non-certified detention staff position whose primary responsibility is to assist the safety, security and movement of staff and incarcerated public offenders in the Blaine County Detention Center.
Control Operators require a HIGH LEVEL OF MULTI-TASKING ability to operate technical systems for security of the facility including, but not limited to, cameras, doors, radios, and intercoms. Control Operators have a critical role in officer safety, inmate safety, and facility security.

Control Operators provide visual, radio and camera monitoring of all movements and activities within the Detention Center from their vantage inside Central Control booth. 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.

Full time position with rotating shifts; Good Character and clean background required. Experience not required. Great Benefits.

To learn more about the Blaine County Detention Center 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

It is highly recommended you contact our hiring coordinator to arrange to observe this position after you submit your application. For more information, see our Control Operator Job Description below.

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

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