Job Details for 2277 - EO Civilian Jail Officer
Under general direction; performs work of routine difficulty to ensure a safe
and secure corrections facility by performing various tasks to assist in the
control and processing of prisoners and related records and activities;
performs related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE
An employee in this class must maintain vigilant attention of both
inmate and officer traffic around assigned post; takes appropriate action when
activating prisoner control devices; inputs and reads data on computer and
documents information for reports.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative
only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and
responsibilities performed by positions in this class.
• Opens and closes controlled access points for
• Monitors emergency notification equipment and
properly responds if activated
• Accounts for keys, and equipment at the
• Tracks computer screens to input inmate data
detailed reports as necessary
• Greets and interacts with the public,
giving direction as needed
• Answers phone inquiries in keeping with
policy and procedure
• Provides documentation of the visiting function,
including intake and release of property
• Maintains regular attendance
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event of an emergency to
participate in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities as
• Depending on assignment may maintain required emergency
management training, licensure and/or certifications.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be
able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform essential functions.
• The purpose
of a detention program
• Current office practices, procedures and
• County policies and procedures
• Applicable federal,
state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Observation of movement and human behavior and scanning
• Data entry
• Report writing
for equipment and material
• Appropriate uniform dress
Understanding and following orders
• Using computer hardware and
software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, etc.
• Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and
services applicable to the assigned office
Understand and follow orders
• Manage projects and multiple priorities
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
with department and division staff, other departments and others, such as
• Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with
coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or
convey information and to receive work direction
• Ensure compliance
with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations
Convey excellent oral and written communication
• Work effectively under
• Maintain confidentiality
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma equivalent
and six (6) months experience in data entry, report writing, or security; or,
an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to
successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed
The physical demands described
here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
Light Work: Requires the ability to up to
10 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds occasionally. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to maintain visual
contact and alertness with video monitoring equipment and slight movement by
personnel in containment and access areas.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work will
occur in the field environment and regularly include working in a potentially
hazardous work station in close proximity to jailed or restrained criminals.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS