Female Correctional Officer

Linn County

LINN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE/CORRECTIONAL CENTER

HOURLY WAGE: New Hire: $20.95  •  90 days: $22.01  •  1 year: $23.26  •  2 years: $24.51  •  3 years: $25.84
Plus $0.25/hour shift premium when applicable and $0.25/hour jail premium

Performs work of routine difficulty involving custody and discipline of female prisoners on an assigned shift. Work is performed under general supervision of a Deputy Sheriff – Sergeant. Knows the County’s Customer-Centered Culture principles, the County’s Mission, Strategic Plan and Core Values and demonstrates a commitment to customer satisfaction for all customers on a regular basis. Receives and books female prisoners, performs searches of female prisoners and receives and inventories all personal property. Dispenses prescribed medication to prisoners. Accompanies female prisoners to court, hospitals and other jurisdictions. Logs incoming and outgoing mail and searches mail for contraband. Distributes and picks up mail, meal trays and laundry. Supervises prisoners working in the kitchen during meal time and during recreational activities. Patrols designated cell blocks or other prison quarters to assure that there are no infringements of the rules. Supervises the personal hygiene of prisoners and the care of their personal property. Takes count of prisoners at prescribed periods. Maintains required records and logs and prepares reports. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Knows the products they personally produce and the customers of each product. Listens to the “Voice of the Customer” and closes gaps between customer expectations and experience whenever possible. 

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required. No previous experience required. Knowledge of policies and procedures manual and prisoners manual. Knowledge of Iowa codes. Ability to learn modern methods of supervising prisoners. Ability to deal effectively with coworkers and prisoners under stressful and/or difficult conditions. Skill in the operation of standard and specialized equipment, computer, typewriter, calculator, control room panels and walkie-talkies. Ability to obtain certification in CPR and first aid and complete Medication Disbursement classes and in-house training courses as required by State Jail Standards. Must pass a County physical examination which includes a drug test after offer of employment. Regular work attendance required. 

SHIFT: Floater – 48 hour shift notice; when not assigned to other shifts, shift will be as follows: 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday

SALARY: See top of posting

Job Benefits:

Check out the County's great benefits! You can learn details at https://www.linncounty.org/benefits (scroll down and click on "AFSCME Benefit Summary"). 

COVID-19 Precautions:

Social distancing will be practiced. The CDC recommends and Linn County encourages unvaccinated individuals to continue to wear a face mask.

Application Instructions:

DEADLINE: Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Job ID: 75914

Posted 9 days ago

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