Job ID: 20653
|Salary||Approximate Hours Per Week|
|$10 for the first 6 months, then $11||Part time as needed|
|Clark County Work Release Center |
Jeffersonville, Indiana United States, Louisville, Kentucky United States, Jeffersonville, Indiana United States
|October 03, 2013|
|Position Type||Applications Accepted Until|
|Non-Degreed Positions||December 03, 2013|
All applicants will start off at a part-time position with the possibility of full time.
Maintains interior security of the facility, including monitoring surveillance cameras, door controls, meals, and visitors, conducting patrols and routine “shakedowns” of all cells/dormitories and searching program participants for contraband. Maintains accurate accounting off all residence by completing and documenting hourly counts.
Complies with facility policy and procedures, and monitors program participant's compliance with individual treatment plans, recording and reporting inappropriate behavior to Security Supervisor/ or Director. May periodically secure and/ or physically restrain violent/uncontrollable program participants as situation demands.
Documents/logs all activity during shift as directed by the Security Supervisor noting and passing on pertinent information to subsequent shifts.
Supervises the distribution of meals, work details and other activities in and around the facility, ensuring proper, timely completion. Verifies program participant's release from facility for work, counseling and approved request, and checks program participants in/out following prescribed procedures.
Supervises/monitors distribution of prescription medication, and ensures program participants receive proper medical attention as needed. Searches participants for contraband according to prescribed procedures. Operates a portable breathe tester and collects urine samples of program participants as needed or directed.
Answers telephone and greets visitors as assigned, providing information and assistance, taking messages, or directing to the appropriate individual or department. Responds to inquiries regarding individual residents and facility activities.
May periodically testify in court or in front of a disciplinary board as required.
Periodically performs duties of other department personnel in their absence or as needed or directed.
Serves on 24 hour call for emergencies.
High school diploma or equivalent: experience in a correctional facility or a degree in criminal justice or related field is preferred.
Ability to meet all department hiring and retention requirements, including not posing a direct threat to the health and safety of other individuals in the work place.
Possession of or ability to obtain required certification/training including first responder/CPR, defensive tactics, verbal de-escalation, disease control.
Working knowledge of Standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to prepare required forms and reports within department deadlines.
Ability to effectively listen, comprehend and communicate with co-workers, other county department, program participants, Department of Correction, and the public by intercom, radio, telephone or in person, including being sensitive to professional gender, cultural diversity and disabilities.
Working knowledge of and ability to follow personnel policies/procedures and work rules of the Clark county Community Corrections/Work Release Center/Clark County Government, including but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace and personal conduct.
Ability to receive, secure and account for money and personal belongings participants.
Ability to physically perform the essential duties of the position.
Ability to understand and follow written directions and oral instructions from supervisors, and appropriately respond to constructive criticism.
Ability to properly use all assigned equipment, including two-way radio, electronic monitoring equipment, portable breath text, handcuffs, OC spray.
Ability to use various department equipment, including computer, computer programs, copier, fax, cellular phone.
Ability to deal swiftly, rationally and decisively with potentially violent individuals, and de-escalate violent situations by means of conversation/negotiation, occasionally by use of physical force, as situation demand.
Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information/records according to state/federal and Community Corrections requirements.
Ability to work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision and maintain appropriate interrelationships with co-workers.
Ability to work on several tasks at the same time, and complete assignments effectively amidst frequent distractions and interruptions.
Ability to regularly work evening hours, weekend and holidays, occasionally work extended hours, and to occasionally travel out of town for training, sometimes overnight.
Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including occasional encounters with irate/hostile persons.
Ability to serve on 24 hour call for emergencies.
Possession of a valid driver's license and demonstrate a safe driving record.
Must be 21 years old.
Must pass a background check.
How to Apply
Submit resumes via email to DGrissett@co.clark.in.us