Correctional Officer I
Definition and Class Characteristics URGENT AND IMMEDIATE NEED FOR FEMALE CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS-APPLY NOW
Testing Dates for the Current Recruitment Period of November 20-December 11, 2020:
WRITTEN EXAM-FEMALE CANDIDATES ONLY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2020
PHYSICAL AGILITY AND INTERVIEWS-FEMALE CANDIDATES ONLY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29 AND WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2020 (12/30/2020 RESERVED IF NEEDED)
WRITTEN EXAM-ALL OTHER CANDIDATES: MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2021
PHYSICAL AGILITY AND INTERVIEWS-ALL OTHER CANDIDATES: TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021
ADVANCED NOTICE OF TESTING DATES ALLOW OUR CANDIDATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADJUST SCHEDULES FOR PARTICIPATION IN OUR EXAMINATION PROCESS.
WRITTEN EXAM IS SCHEDULED IN NEVADA COUNTY-NO REMOTE TESTING OPTIONS
THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER POSITION IS RECRUITED AND TESTED ON AN EVERY OTHER MONTH SCHEDULE. CANDIDATES WHO CANNOT ATTEND TESTING DATES FOR THE CURRENT RECRUITMENT PERIOD ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO APPLY IN THE NEXT RECRUITMENT PERIODS.
Are you ready to be part of Nevada County Sheriff's Office? Consider working as a Correctional Officer I. A Correctional Officer is a jailer who works at the county's Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. You have the mission-critical responsibility of being responsible for and providing a safe and secure environment at a wide variety of locations and facilities associated with the operations of the jail and courts. Other vital duties:
- Receives arrestees at the jail; resolves the need for restraints and applies handcuffs, martin chain or leg irons as appropriate
- Escorts and books arrestees; conducts warrant checks, acquires fingerprints and searches personal property
- Moves inmates within the facility to various locations and transports inmates to outside facilities such as hospitals, court sessions, other jails, prisons, etc.
- Supervises pods, inspects cells, counts inmates, and searches cells and inmates for contraband and weapons and maintains security of the facility
- Responds to and deals with inmates exhibiting violent, irrational behaviors in an effective manner
A Correctional Officer is an integral part of the sheriff's team whose mission is to provide perfection in public service in partnership with our community! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school and who are interested in starting out in a law enforcement career. No college degree is required but if you have taken a few courses in law enforcement, that's a plus!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
For a review of the job specification, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mynevadacounty/classspecs/1071970?keywords=correctional%20officer&pagetype=classSpecifications
Education and Experience RequiredClosing Date/Time: 12/11/2020 5:00 PM Pacific