Detention Officer - Newton County Board of Commissioners, GA

January 22, 2019

Newton County Board of Commissioners,GA

Detention Officer

Job Summary: Processes individuals into the detention facility upon arrest; provides safety, security and care to the prisoners while in custody; provides safety and security to the citizens visiting the facility. This classification covers Detention Officers, Inmate Services, Work Release, and Road Crew Officers.

Major Duties
?Conducts inmate counts, and ensures that inmates are conducting themselves accordingly.
?Exercises security over inmates to prevent escape.
?Conducts routine cell inspections and strip searches and confiscates contraband.
?Supervises inmates during cleaning of living areas and monitors the use of controlled chemicals to meet or exceed state and local guidelines.
?Provides a safe and secure custody of inmates until their release.
?Supervises inmate yard activities and church services.
?Ensures inmates receive breakfast, lunch and dinner.
?Serves as a lead to staff to include training and providing direction.
?Resolves disputes, arguments and physical activities between inmates.
?Completes disciplinary and incident reports.
?Orientation of incoming inmate by conducting a walkthrough of the facility and advising them of the rules and regulations to successfully complete the work release program.
?Maintaining accountability of inmates making payments towards all fees and fines to include: restitution and daily fees.
?Maintaining confidential files and records on inmates.
?Monitor inmates while conducting landscaping, construction, renovation and demolition activities.
?Monitoring, scheduling and supervising roadside cleanup and ensuring safety precautions.
?Monitoring work release inmates and maintain custody and control of inmates.

Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
December 31, 2019

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