|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.
Note: Provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
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