Applying To: Prisoner Processing Clerk
- Minimum: $32,136.00
- Maximum: $41,392.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for processing newly arrested prisoners. Duties include: assessing initial security levels appropriate for prisoners, placing them in proper cells and processing documents relative to their arrest, booking and final release. In order to be considered for this position applicants must be available to work all shifts which includes days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. When necessary, Prisoner Processing Clerks must be able to work mandatory overtime. Candidates must provide their availability for shift and weekend assignments on the Availability Section of the Employment Application. A shift differential is paid for evening, night and weekend shifts.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Prisoner Processing Clerk
A high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.); plus one year of experience working in basic security, law enforcement, or in a jail and/or correctional facility. OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Certification: Must be able to obtain REJIS certification by completion of the working test period. Prisoner Processing Clerks must maintain their REJIS certification as a condition of their employment.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Skill in using word processing and/or database software applications, REJIS Certification and CPR training.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
MEDICAL: The pre-employment medical exam will include a drug screen and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing will be conducted in accordance with D.O.T. regulations.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
- Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
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