Applying To: Prisoner Processing Clerk

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  • Minimum: $25,714.00
  • Maximum: $40,196.00
Normal Entry Salary is $25,714.

Nature of Work

This is work preparing and processing documents related to arrests, booking, and final release of prisoners at the City Justice Center. Responsibilities will include booking arrested prisoners and recording all pertinent information related to the arrest, reviewing and verifying the field booking procedures of the officers, escorting prisoners to the proper cells and monitoring holding time limit requirements. Additional duties include photographing and fingerprinting those arrested and forwarding their prints to the latent print unit. The incumbent will be responsible for accepting arrest warrants and summons, and preparing documents for bond release. Additional responsibilities include providing assistance and responding to inquiries from attorneys, probation officers, law enforcement agencies, courts, and the general public. The incumbent of this position will be exposed to a wide variety of environmental conditions such as fumes, dust, odors, disease and pathogenic substances. Must be available for shift work including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Shift differential is paid for evening, nights, and weekend shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or General Equivalency Certificate (G.E.D.) and, one year of full-time paid experience working in basic security, law enforcement, or in a jail and/or correctional facility;

OR, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

To be eligible for veterans preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Skill in using word processing and/or database software applications, REJIS Certification and CPR training.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

CHARACTER INVESTIGATION: These positions require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment. The Director of Personnel may reject the application, or refuse to test and/or eliminate an applicant from an examination as otherwise permitted by law.

MEDICAL: A “Drug Screen” will be administered as part of the medical examination.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2290
May 04, 2015
Reopened 02/01/16
Reopened 08/29/16
2582-9G (No Wav)

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