Performs routine protective services work in providing care and maintaining security for inmates at the County Jail.Processes inmates into custody; conducts security checks of inmates in assigned areas; conducts cell searches for contraband; reviews incoming and outgoing mail; transports inmates, attends to inmate needs; maintain logs; supervises cleaning details; and monitors individuals entering and leaving the jail.Performs other duties as assigned.
To establish a pool of part time deputies who will work on an \"as needed\" basis. Job duties could include but aren't limited to inmate transportation,court security, or shift work in the jail. Current basic Jailor and/or Law Enforcement certification through DCJS required. See list of disqualifiers:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Processes inmates into custody of the County Jail, searches prisoners, takes charge of personal property, provides clothing, bedding, eating utensils, institutional rules and regulations. Conducts periodic security checks of inmates in assigned areas. Maintains log of inmate movement throughout the facility. Conducts periodic cell searches for possession of contraband. Reviews incoming and outgoing mail. Monitors persons entering and leaving jail. Supervises cleaning details for assigned areas. Transports inmates as required. Attends to special needs of inmates. REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES EducationRequired:High school diploma or equivalent.ExperiencePreferred: Some experience in public and personal contact work preferably related to law enforcement activities.Certifications/ LicensesRequired:Valid Virginia driver's license with good driving record.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities General knowledge of civil and criminal law, court procedures and rules, regulations and procedures of the County Jail; and of institutions and management practices including the care and custody of prisoner. Ability to cope with and handle interpersonal relationships; follow oral and written instructions; and to prepare records and reports.
Additional RequirementsMust be a citizen of the United States, twenty-one (21) years of age, and complete the minimum training standards required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results.Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description. OTHER INFORMATION
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