DETENTION DEPUTY

  • White Pine County
  • Ely, Nevada
  • Oct 01, 2019
Full Time Public Safety Non-Management
  • Salary: $21.32 Hourly
  • Phone: 7752936596
  • Apply By: Dec 30, 2019

Summary

Under supervision, guards inmates in County jail facilities in accordance with established regulations and procedures.  May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison or other points. Employee will maintain the highest level of security possible while ensuring safe treatment of all inmates including the protection of their rights within the correctional setting.

Job Description

Work involves supervision of inmates within his/her assigned area.  Officer will maintain order and security through fair and impartial application of White Pine County Jail Policies and Procedures.   Employee will maintain the highest level of security possible while ensuring safe and humane treatment of all inmates including the protection of their rights within the correctional setting.  Employee is expected to exercise independent judgment and initiative in performing assigned tasks.  The employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work

 

Job Requirements

Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent. Must complete P.O.S.T. Certified Law Enforcement Academy Category III within twelve months of hire. Possess a valid Nevada Drivers License or ability to obtain one.  Must be 21 years of age, no prior felony or gross misdemeanor convictions and possess good moral character as determined by a thorough background check.  Knowledge of recording keeping and have good interpersonal skills by using tact, patience and courtesy.

Special Instructions

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White Pine County employment applications can be picked up and returned to Nevada Job Connect, 1500 Ave F, Suite 1, and Ely, NV 89301. Employment applications are also on the county’s website, www.whitepinecounty.net or at Human Resource office at 297 Nevada Northern Rail Way, Suite #4, Ely, Nevada  89301. Submit the original signed application to Human Resources office at the above address, to HR Director at tbunch@whitepinecountynv.gov or Nevada Job Connect at the above address. White Pine County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic computer procedures;
  • Use of reference books and manuals;
  • Basic record keeping;
  • Correct English usage including spelling, grammar, and punctuation;
  • Local area geography; and
  • Arithmetic necessary to produce statistical reports.
  • Learn techniques for communicating with people in emergencies and varying stages of distress;
  •  Learn basic law enforcement terms and radio codes;
  •  Recognize a problem, tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong,
  •  Learn available resources for responding to emergencies and calls;
  •  Operate standard office equipment including a personal computer and utilize appropriate word processing and legal software;
  •  Maintain confidentiality;
  •  Communicate with individuals from different backgrounds and communication abilities;
  •  Make decisions quickly and accurately.

 

Must complete P.O.S.T. Certified Law Enforcement Academy Category III within twelve months of hire.  Must be 21 years of age.  Must possess a valid Nevada Driver License.  Employee is required to have a pre-employment, post-offer physical examination.  Employee may be subject to subsequent physical examinations to ensure he/she meets job-related physical requirements.  Must have no prior felony convictions or gross misdemeanor convictions and possess good moral character as determined by a thorough background check.  Must submit fingerprints for purpose of a criminal record check and be found free from any physical, emotional or mental condition which might adversely affect the powers of a peace officer.

 

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