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JAIL OFFICER

Posted: 01/02/2022

JOB SUMMARY:
The purpose of this classification is to provide and maintain security, safety, care and control of offenders, detention facility, and facility equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Supervises and controls offenders within institution.
• Maintains security of institution and grounds, including observing and searching for contraband.
• Supervises offender activities.
• Assists in dispensing medication to offenders.
• Settles disputes between offenders.
• Assists in offender counts.
• Checks doors for security; inspects for unusual, illegal, or unsafe activity and emergencies.
• Conducts shakedowns to seize contraband material and weapons.
• Assists in processing offenders in and out.
• Directs work of trustees; operates lock systems.
• Takes custody of new offender arrivals, escorts offenders to various parts of the jail facility, conducts GCIC/NCIC check on arrestee, inputs data and retrieves intelligence information from the computer system.
• Insures each offender has appropriate bedding, linen, personal hygiene items, food, and sanitation items.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or equivalent. Must possess a valid driver's license, be at least 18 years of age, no state or federal convictions punishable by imprisonment in federal or state prisons, and no misdemeanor convictions sufficient to establish a pattern of disregard for the law.  Must have no convictions of Family Violence Crimes.  Must attain and maintain P.O.S.T. Basic Jail Officer Certification within six (6) months of hire.
 

BENEFITS:
Health/Major Medical
Dental   
Long Term Disability
Employer-Paid Pension
Paid Holidays    
Paid Vacation-Annually
Paid Sick  
Incentive Pay & Longevity Pay 
Free Wellness Clinic