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Date Posted:               January 11, 2017
City/Organization:      Stephens County, GA
Title:                           Detention Officer - Full Time
Category:                   Corrections

Detention Officer - Full Time - Stephens County, GA


Job Description:

Maintains order and security in the jail and ensures the safety and well-being of inmates, employees, and visitors within the guidelines of applicable state and federal laws, departmental directives, and rules and regulations. Reports to the Sergeant or other designated person and works with co-workers, inmates, attorneys, visitors, ministers, social workers, and probation, parole, court, police, and other agency personnel to provide operational support.

 


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitors inmate activity, and records/maintains in log book.
Works control panel for cells, entrance to cell block, emergency exits, and visitation/attorney area.
Conducts security inspections.
Oversees inmate recreation activities.
Assists in the distribution and collection of commissary items, inmate clothing, and linen.
Performs emergency first aid to inmates as necessary.
Answers telephone and operates intercom system.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.

 

Experience: No experience required. Selected candidate will be trained to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. 

 

Age Requirement: MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE

 

Citizenship Requirement: United States Citizen

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

Considerable knowledge of law enforcement and the corrections process.
Familiarity with applicable state and federal laws, county policies and procedures, and departmental directives.
Proficiency in using GCIC/NCIC and JMS computer operations, physical restraint methods and equipment, first aid, CPR, and interpersonal communications.
Good communication skills, both oral and written.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Possess or have ability to meet current requirements set forth in the Georgia Mandate Law Enforcement Training Act/Peace Officer's Standards and Training Act.
Possess or have the ability to obtain a valid operator's/driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Possess or have the ability to meet the standards of training to be certified in the carrying and deployment of a taser.
May Require: CPR and First Aid annual training.

 

Applications and Background packet may be downloaded at www.stephenssheriff.com  

 

Applications must be accompanied by legible copies (no originals) of the following documents:
DD214 Member-4 (those with Military experience)
High School Diploma; or Transcript bearing graduation date; or GED Certificate
Certificate of successful completion of the Compass, Asset, Act, SAT or Accuplacer exam. 
Birth Certificate
Social Security Card
Valid Driver's License
Copies of any other job related documents you desire

 

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


Job Post Expiration Date;   April 1, 2017


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