The majority of the lieutenants supervise the on-duty shift in the security and administrative operations of the Montgomery County Detention Facility while the remaining lieutenants oversee an administrative bureau. Incumbents ensure that all operations are performed in accordance with department policies and procedures. Lieutenants are responsible for supervising employees, managing a shift or bureau, coordinating inmate movement, overseeing booking of inmates, ensuring the safety of staff and inmates, overseeing intake duties, investigating complaints, and overseeing the processing of inmates to be released. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Corrections Officer Captain. Work involves regular exposure to unpredictable conditions which can arise in correctional institutions.
Lieutenants are trained in and must be certified in the use of the following: National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database, breath alcohol testing or Drager, pepper spray or Mace, Taser, Strategic Self-defense & Grappling Tactics (SSGT), and CPR.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Works within secured facility with inmates of various classifications (i.e., minimum security to maximum security). May be required to physically restrain or subdue inmates. May be required to inspect perimeter and facility which involves moving from floor to floor using elevators and/or stairs, entering control booths via staircase, etc.