|CORRECTIONAL OFFICER II|
|Organization: County of Humboldt|
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER II
$2,908 - $3,732 Monthly
3% at 50 CalPERS Safety Retirement
(3% at 55 pending CalPERS contract amendment)
A Correctional Officer II, under general supervision, maintains security and ensures inmate welfare in the County Jail or a substation, oversees jail activities and facilities during an assigned shift, and performs related work as assigned.
Maintains centralized jail or substation security and ensures inmate welfare in accordance with laws, regulations and institutional philosophy; obtains necessary information and books prisoners, completing required forms, taking photographs and fingerprints and performing other processing activities such as preparing reports and maintaining files; searches, examines, instructs and logs inmates; inventories and secures property and valuables; interviews inmates; classifies them and assigns them to the appropriate detention area and activities; screens and recommends inmates for pretrial or other alternative programs; oversees and monitors inmates and inmate trustees assisting with housekeeping, meal preparation and distribution, laundry and similar activities; oversees inmate exercise, recreation, visiting and similar privileges; assists medical staff in the distribution of medications; screens and refers requests for medical attention; administers emergency first aid as required; accompanies and/or transports inmates for court, medical offices, attorneys visits, facility transfers and similar movement; inspects facilities and reports the need for maintenance or unusual situations; requests and/or issues clothing and supplies; prepares reports and other written materials; maintains accurate records, logs and files; testifies in court as subpoenaed.
Knowledge of: principles, practices and terminology related to the operation of a correctional facility and the oversight of inmates; laws, codes and regulations governing inmate determination, release and the legal rights of inmates; techniques for dealing with individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds in hostile and/or confrontational situations; basic first aid practices and procedures; basic office administrative practices, including filing; business arithmetic; correct verbal and written English usage; standard office equipment including the use of personal or on-line computers.
Skill in: interpreting, applying and explaining applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations; responding calmly, quickly and decisively to emergency or stressful situations; exercising sound independent judgment within legal and procedural guidelines; maintaining facility security and inmate welfare; overseeing and directing the work of inmates in structured situations; preparing clear and accurate reports and other written materials; maintaining accurate records, logs and files; understanding and carrying out oral and written directions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; operating standard office equipment and using a word processor or computer system.
Other requirements: must possess a valid California driver’s license. Must be a citizen of the United States. Must be able to meet physical and psychological standards and pass a detailed background investigation. Must be willing to work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts. Must possess and maintain firearms qualifications, State Board of Corrections Adult Corrections Officer Core Course certification, and current certificate of completion of coursework required by State Penal Code section 832.
DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
One year of experience in jail operation and inmate oversight at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Correctional Officer I.
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Note: APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE THE DATES THAT THE ADULT CORRECTIONS – CORE COURSE AND PC 832 WERE COMPLETED IN SECTION 13 OF THE APPLICATION AS WELL AS ON THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION. Correctional Officers currently work three 12 hour shifts each week and one additional eight hour shift every other week. Candidates should be available to work on all shifts, seven days a week. Prior to appointment, successful candidates will be required to pass a background investigation, polygraph, physical examination and psychological examination.
Supplemental and regular applications are required for this position. All application materials will be reviewed by a panel of subject matter experts. Those candidates considered to be the most qualified, based on the application materials submitted, will be invited to an oral examination or examination of education and experience.
POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION
The County of Humboldt does not discriminate on the basis of mental or physical disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Human Resources is wheelchair-accessible by entering the Courthouse from the ramp located on the east side of the building next to the marked handicapped parking. Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Contact Human Resources at (707) 476-2349 well in advance of the examination for assistance.
HUMBOLDT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
EUREKA, CALIFORNIA 95501
TELEPHONE: (707) 476-2349
24-HOUR JOB LINE: (707) 476-2357
ON-LINE LISTING OF RECRUITMENTS: www.co.humboldt.ca.us/jobs
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
825 Fifth Street, Room 100|
Country: UNITED STATES
| Mid to Senior Level|
$ 2908.00 to $ 3732.00 Monthly
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