Updated: January 26, 2015

DATE OF POSTING:

JOB POSTING CURRENTLY CLOSED… WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

TITLE OF POSITION:

– Corrections Officer

QUALIFICATIONS:

Completion of secondary education or equivalent; ability to successfully pass required checks such as criminal record and background checks, and intelligence, physical, mental, and work-related tests; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess valid Ohio driver’s license; ability to obtain other law enforcement certifications related to duties (e.g., LEADS, CCH, etc.).

DUTIES:

Monitors daily activities of prisoners to ensure jail facility rules and regulations are observed; supervises prisoners during meals, work, and recreational activities; monitors sleeping, bathing, and visiting activities of inmates; distributes meals, medication, mail, and personal items to prisoners; escorts prisoners to and from secured area, confinement, court, etc.; may assist with transport of prisoners to court, hospital, etc.; conducts routine security checks of jail areas and equipment; searches prisoners and cell areas; supervises inmates in housekeeping activities(e.g., cleaning living area, changing linens, etc.); conducts prisoner head counts; handles inmate complaints, requests, and/or difficult situations; ensures disciplinary actions; reports problems or unusual circumstances to superiors; provides basic medical care in emergency situations.

Assists in the booking and processing of new prisoners (e.g., obtains photo and fingerprints of prisoners, records information regarding prisoner’s history, searches prisoners, secures personal property, obtains medical information, issues clothing, escorts inmates to cells, etc.); runs records checks and enters inmate information on computer to generate required reports (e.g., LEADS, CCH, etc.); prepares files on prisoners; interprets guidelines to classify prisoners and determine cell assignment; assists in processing release of prisoners from the jail (e.g., takes bond, prepares and forwards appropriate paperwork for release, verifies and updates release information on computer systems, answers inquires regarding prisoner release, etc.); transports prisoners to and from facility as required (e.g., court, medical, work, etc.).

Prepares, types, and maintains jail activity reports, daily log, and other related documents (e.g., booking, fingerprint cards, release, etc.); accepts money for prisoner trust accounts and prepares receipts and documentation for commissary; prepares transfer documents, and billing information as required or directed by superiors.

Assists with control room activities (e.g., operates control board and electronic doors; monitors audio and video equipment to observe prisoner activity and ensure facility rules are enforced; utilizes intercom, paging system, and emergency system as necessary; inspects lights, locks, cameras, controls, and related equipment; maintains activity log and keys according to established procedures; communicates with corrections officers via radio regarding facility operations, etc.).

– Attends staff meetings and training sessions as required.

– Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:

– One (1) year

RATE OF PAY:

– See contract for steps or contact appointing authority.

APPLICATION:

– Submit resume and letter explaining your interest and qualifications.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:

– Rob Reeser, Human Resources Administrator

POSTING ENDS:

– Applications must be received by January 16, 2015, at 1600 hrs.

Age: 18

US Citizen: Yes

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid OHIO State Driver’s License: Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Vision: Must have corrected vision to 20/20

Prior Experience: Preferred but not required

Necessary Certifications: Must be able to obtain a LEADS certification within 6 months of hire.

Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers The following occurrences and/or incidents in a candidate’s background may result in disqualification from the selection process (but are not limited to): Felony Conviction Driving Disqualifiers Poor driving history. Drug Use Disqualifiers Illegal use of controlled substances and/or conviction for controlled substance violation. Employment Disqualifiers Poor work history to include abuse of sick leave, disciplinary actions showing disregard for policies and procedures, etc.

Financial Disqualifiers Poor credit history including debts not being regularly paid. Additional Disqualifiers Other concerns deemed undesirable in a Corrections Officer position given the responsibilities incumbent to this position.

General Statement of Duties: Supervises and monitors daily activities of prisoners to ensure jail facility rules and regulations are observed; supervises prisoners during meals , work and recreational activities; monitors sleeping, bathing and visiting activities of inmates; distributes meals, medication, mail and personal items to prisoners; escorts prisoners to and from secured areas, confinement and court; conducts routine security checks of jail areas and equipment; searches prisoners and cell areas; conducts prisoner head counts; handles inmate complaints, requests and/or difficult situations; other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Contact Information: Robert Reeser, Human Resources Administrator

Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office

600 Island Rd.

Circleville, Ohio 43113

(740)474-2176

http://www.pickawaysheriff.com

E-mail Robert W. Reeser

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