|Date Opened||11/22/2019 3:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/13/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$6,065 - 8,133 / Month|
THE JOB: Under general supervision, on an assigned shift, supervise and participate in the work of booking, guarding, supervising, transporting and releasing inmates in the County Detention Facilities; ensure inmates’ safety and security; train correctional officers; and do other work as required.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Two years of experience as a Correctional Officer in Santa Cruz County.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: License/Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License. Background Investigation: Ability to pass a full background investigation. Special Working Conditions: Exposure to heights, such as 40 foot perimeter walls; microwaves; bees; pollen; loud noises; chemical irritants, such as strong offensive odors; infections which may cause chronic disease or death; hostile and aggressive persons. Other Special Requirements: Available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, nights, holidays and on an as needed basis.
Knowledge of: Working knowledge of criminal attitudes, behavior problems, and the social factors influencing criminal behavior; basic rules, regulations, practices and procedures as they relate to the daily operation and control of a detention facility; disciplinary procedures and techniques appropriate for persons under criminal confinement; techniques of directing the activities of others; inmate classification procedures. Some knowledge of principles and practices of supervision and training; identification and presentation of physical evidence.
Ability to: Assign, supervise, train and evaluate the work of subordinate staff; effectively control, direct and instruct inmates individually or in groups; read, understand, interpret, apply and enforce departmental rules, policies and regulations with firmness, impartiality and tact; speak and write effectively and give clear and understandable oral and written instructions; operate a typewriter and a computer terminal; make quick, effective, reasonable and responsible decisions in emergencies and take appropriate action; recognize group behavior patterns, individual differences, and symptoms of emotional disturbance; carry, lift and drag persons, perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, defend oneself against attack and restrain violent persons; stand and walk for long periods of time; complete detailed records and reports accurately; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; work under physical and mental stress; wear a self-contained breathing apparatus; learn defense and restraint tactics; distinguish colors, such as warning lights; lift 55 pounds from floor level, such as lifting an injured or ill inmate with the assistance of other correctional officers; restraining combative inmates; see at near and far distances, such as reading booking sheets and observing inmates 40-50 feet away; and hear and distinguish a variety of sounds such as alarms and calls for assistance in a noisy environment.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and mail/bring application to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.
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We encourage you to submit your application online as this is the preferred application method. If, for any reason, you are unable do this, we can send you an application packet by conventional mail.
|Contact us via conventional means.||You may contact us by phone at (831) 454-2600, FAX at (831) 454-2240, or e-mail at Personnel@santacruzcounty.us, or apply for a job in person at the Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, California 95060.|