Under supervision, to work in a training capacity, learning to supervise inmates at a local Detention Facility and maintain facility security; to learn procedures and methods for the care, custody, and confinement of inmates; to oversee work details and leisure activities; and to do related work as required. Participates in a formal correctional training program involving both classroom and practical instruction and including physical and firearm training. Subjects include community relations, and jail custody and operations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The specific hearing abilities required by this position include distant peripheral, and nearby. An incumbent must endure physical exertion in the course of subduing a combative inmate and other emergency situations that could include but are not limited to running, climbing stairs, and physically lifting/transporting an inmate as these occasions arise.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to directly demonstrate possession and application of the following: Knowledge of: Basic human motivation and behavior; basic functions of a local law enforcement agency.The following abilities are generally learned and performed according to expected standards over the course of the first year of employment:Ability to Learn and:Perform a wide variety of correctional work; read, understand, and interpret laws and regulations regarding the operation of the Detention Facility, and the care and custody of inmates; gather and organize data and information; interview and secure information from people; make independent judgments and adopt quick, effective, and responsible courses of action during emergencies; prepare clear, comprehensive reports; meet physical standards related to the job; demonstrate technical and tactical proficiency in the use and care of firearms prior to completion of first year of employment; operate a keyboard and/or typewriter with sufficient skill to perform booking and report preparation assignments; work with computerized law enforcement information systems; effectively, tactfully, and courteously represent the Sheriff?s Office to the public and other law enforcement agencies; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; assimilate classroom instructions covering a wide variety of academic and technical subjects related to the job; First aid methods and techniques.These employment standards are typically obtained by graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate.Possession of an appropriate California driver?s license; minimum age at date of hire is 18; job requires a strict background check and drug test; U.S. citizenship is required or application for citizenship must have been filed at least one year prior to recruitment date for the position. Must satisfactorily complete the arrest and firearms training for peace officers required pursuant to subdivision (a) of Penal Code section 832, and within 120 days after the date of employment, complete the training required by the Board of Corrections for custodial personnel pursuant to Section 6035, and the training required for custodial personnel of local detention facilities pursuant to Division 1 (commencing with Section 100) of Title 15 of the California Code of Regulations.
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