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Job Category: Corrections Officer (entry level)
Reference #: 1106RN
Job Title: Jail Deputy
Hiring Organization: Reno County Sheriff's Department
Salary Range: $16.06/hourly
Closing Date: 2016-11-22
Job Location: Kansas
Description: A WRITTEN EXAM IS PART OF THIS APPLICATION PROCESS. THIS WRITTEN EXAM INCLUDES GRAMMAR, MATH, READING AND COMPREHENSION. THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WILL CALL YOU TO SCHEDULE THIS EXAM IF QUALIFIED.

Job Objectives:
Preservation of peace, control crime and enforce all state and federal laws and regulations. Ensure safety of all persons and property within the Reno County jail.

Essential Job Functions:
Ensure safety and security of facility, maintain security rounds and logs, vigilant observation of medical and suicidal inmates and conduct and log daily inmate counts. Control distribution and use of keys and tools. Perform booking procedures for incoming/outgoing inmates, process inmates according to state statutes, maintain booking records and case jackets and record and secure inmate property. Maintain inmate logs, paperwork, bonding, maintain inmate medication logs and medical screening documents and administer medications to inmates. Deliver food to inmates, distribute and exchange inmate clothing, linens, towels and supplies. Maintain inmate activity log, supervise vehicle use and maintenance, maintain inventory and order institutional supplies and compile and maintain administrative statistics. Supervise trustee work activities, supervise personal and legal inmate visitations, respond to formal and informal inmate requests, respond to requests from attorneys, inmates’ families and friends and respond to requests and inquiries from the public. Conduct ongoing in-service training; perform computer operation and training and routine cleaning and maintenance of facility. Escort inmates to and from court, provide courtroom security, record inmate court appearances, process incoming and outgoing inmate mail, legal and personal, incoming and outgoing and respond to request from court personnel.
Special Instructions: Job Standards:
Applicant must be 18 or older at time of hire with a high school diploma or GED, valid Kansas driver’s license, U.S. Citizen and must be 21 years of age prior to attending KLETC. Must be free of any felony or domestic violence convictions. Jail Deputies may receive consideration for available Sheriff Patrol Deputy Positions.

Testing/Screening Requested:
IN ADDITION TO THE ENTRANCE EXAM, ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS AN ORAL INTERVIEW, BACKGROUND CHECK, PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM, DRUG SCREEN AND PHYSICAL CAPACITY PROFILE. Shall be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a name-based record check before employment is offered or before job duties are assigned that might expose them to KCJIS-sensitive information. Shall be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a fingerprint-based check within 30 days after initial employment or assignment and before unconditional employment is offered.
Additional Online Information:
Contact Information: Renee Harris
Director of Human Resources
206 West First Avenue
Hutchinson, Kansas United States
620-694-2988
620-694-2508
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