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Deputy Jailer - Sheriff's Office Detention Center Division - Position #26970

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$13.17 Per Hour
  • Posted Date:02/15/2016

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Records Bureau
2273 County Camp Road
Appling, GA

Sub-Station
650A Ronald Reagan Drive
Evans, GA

Mail applications to
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Glewnia Daniel
2273 County Camp Road
P.O. Box 310
Appling, GA 30802

Email gdaniel@columbiacountyso.org
or call 706-541-3937

JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for the operation of the Detention Center in compliance with Columbia County Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures and state/federal laws to ensure the safe, legal and humane custody and care of incarcerated persons.

CHAIN OF COMMAND
This position answers to a Detention Center Sergeant.

CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
• Maintains jail security by performing routine security checks within/around the facility, searching areas and persons for 
  contraband, maintaining accurate counts of inmates at regular intervals, and by controlling entrances/exits and inmate movement throughout the facility
• Performs tasks of inmate booking, to include photographing, fingerprinting, running criminal histories, processing related paperwork, and updating inmate rosters
• Operates Control Rooms, monitors audio and video surveillance equipment and coordinates movement within the facility
• Prepares and processes bonds, documents inmate visitations, and records the release of inmate property
• Ensures that inmates’ needs are met without compromising security, including access to meals, medical care, religious worship, exercise, and hygiene standards
• Performs other duties as needed

KNOWLEDGE OR SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: ••
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws/ordinances, as well as current jail practices and procedures
• Knowledge in the administration of first aid and CPR
• Skill in use of computers, copiers, fingerprinting equipment, cameras, two-way radios, monitoring equipment, and fire extinguishers
• Skill in written/oral communication, public relations, and the observation of human behavior
• Skill in defensive tactics

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  
• Holds Georgia jailer certification or is able to obtain this certification
• Associate’s Degree or that equivalent in training and experience
• Must be able to qualify on the standard CCSO Rifle Qualification Course
• Must become certified in the use of oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray
• Must pass all drug screens

BASIC PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES REQUIRED
• Walking, running moderate distances, bending, reaching, and climbing stairs and ladders
• Lifting, dragging, and pulling objects and people
• Pushing and pulling heavy objects
• Use of hands/feet for self-defense and maintaining a moderate duration of force
• Use of restraining and control holds and/or restraining devices

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

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