Inmate Services Technician 2019-2 - Jefferson County , CO

Posted:
July 1, 2019

Agency:
Jefferson County ,CO

Title:
Inmate Services Technician 2019-2

Description:

Purpose

 

The Inmate Services Technician serves as the first level for the booking intake of arrestees, inmate money and property, and maintains jail records throughout the inmate's incarceration. 

Under general supervision, an Inmate Services Technician performs specialized administrative and accounting work for the Detention Services Division of the Sheriff's Office. 

Technicians are responsible for calculating an inmate's release date, as well as determining whether an inmate is eligible for release from custody.  Other responsibilities include scheduling court appearances, notifications regarding inmate release, analyzing, monitoring and updating the custody status, charges, bonds, and cash account balances for inmates throughout their incarceration, which results in interaction with inmate detainees. The work also includes using multiple computer systems to enter, retrieve information, and  provide information to incoming calls from the public and information requests from inmate-detainees. 
 
This position is shift work includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays. 

 

Essential Duties

 

Under general supervision, performs specialized work for the Detention Services Division of the Sheriff's Office. 
  • Employee reviews booking records and custody sheets to determine booking process, completeness and accuracy of documentation then initiates the process for booking detainees into the detention facility. 
  • Employee also is responsible for, analyzing, monitoring and updating the custody status, charges, bonds, and cash account balances for inmates throughout their incarceration, which results in considerable interaction with inmate detainees.
  • Utilizes multiple computer based systems to enter and retrieve information relative to the inmate population.
  • Monitor and update all inmate status changes and accounting transactions.
  • Verify detainee information and documents before entering into system.
  • Confirm the proper paperwork for all transactions are generated.
  • Communicate with necessary parties to validate inmate information.
  • Schedule and document inmate court appearance.
  • Prepare surety or cash bonds for inmate release.
  • Process charges to inmate cash account.
  • Receive and accurately respond to inmate inquiries.
  • Oversee inmate release by reviewing file to determine if stipulations for release are satisfied.
  • Release inmate property and funds upon verifying paperwork accuracy and completeness.
  • Maintain database information by calculating and verifying inmate release dates.
  • Analyze documents and enter into system.
  • Add and release charges to inmate file. 
  • Interact with inmate to verify information, dates and charge
  • Convey inmate information by responding to inquiries regarding inmate details.
  • Respond to questions regarding inmate sentencing and other situations.
  • Schedule and document inmate court appearances.
Employee is subject to the usual hazards of contact with jail inmates. The employee reports to the assigned Detention Inmate Services Booking/Accounting Shift Supervisor.

 

Qualifications

 

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • Minimum of one year relevant experience.
    • Relevant experience includes (but is not limited to):  cash handling experience, customer service experience and data entry experience
 
Applicants should have intermediate reading, math, and writing skills.   Also, CBI certification and Notary certification within six months of hire.
 

 

Additional Information

 

Each applicant must be willing to submit to:

  • Written Testing
  • Oral Interview
  • Polygraph Exam
  • Background Investigation to include a criminal, driving, and credit history check
  • Medical Exam (Job Specific Testing)
  • Psychological Exam


PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY INCLUDING EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE.  PROOFREAD FOR ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS.

  • Please include all jobs and volunteer work for the last 10 years
  • Please clearly identify your relevant experience
  • All applications must be submitted prior to the closing date and time
  • Notifications for this hiring process will be made via e-mail. Some e-mail providers (gmail, hotmail, msn, live, etc.) block e-mails from GovernementJobs.com or NeoGov.com. If you have one of the mentioned e-mail providers, please consider switching to a different e-mail provider to ensure you receive these important notifications, or adjust your spam filter settings. The e-mail notifications will include:
    • Instructions on how to self-schedule written testing and/or interviews, including date, time, and location.
    • Status updates
  • IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION TO YOUR APPLICATION WITHIN ONE WEEK OF SUBMISSION, CHECK YOUR EMAIL SPAM FOLDER

    The starting salary for this position is $41,219.91.   A top salary of $60,916.12 may be achieved based on merit and time in grade pay increases.
 

 

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(Part 1 of 3) AFFIDAVIT APPLICANT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS APPLICATION. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY AND THAT YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND IT BEFORE YOU SUBMIT IT. THIS SECTION AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE ASK AN ASSIGNED RECRUITER OF THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE (HEREIN REFERRED TO AS "OUR OFFICE") BEFORE YOU ACCEPT THIS APPLICATION. It is the policy of Jefferson County and the JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE to not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification. By clicking on the 'Accept' button, you promise that all information you have supplied in this application and any other form, oral or written, is complete, true and accurate. Any misstated, misleading, incomplete, or false information is grounds for rejection of this application form, refusal to hire, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or immediate discharge without recourse, whenever and however discovered. Your promise is made with the understanding that your statements will be relied upon in the hiring process. An incomplete application will delay the hiring process. If you disagree with the statements, policies and procedures below, you should not fill out an employment application form and should not seek employment with the JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.
  • Accept
  • Do Not Accept
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(Part 2 of 3) In the event of my employment to a position with the JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, I will comply with all rules and regulations of the office. I further understand that the office may obtain, or cause to be obtained, public records, including court records, criminal history, polygraph examination reports, Department of Motor Vehicles records, credit reports and educational records about me as part of a background investigation and that in certain circumstances I may waive my right to receive a copy of such public records. To the extent that a background investigation is to be conducted by a third party, I understand that the applicable documentation and certification required by the Federal Credit Reporting Act and the State will be provided to me. I understand that the entire process may include post conditional testing such as medical and psychological examinations and may take up to six months to complete. After the completion of a hiring process, any applicant who is not hired is encouraged to apply for any other position within the Sheriff's Office.
  • Accept
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(Part 3 of 3) I further understand that the office may contact my previous employers. I authorize those employers to disclose to the office all records and information pertinent to my employment with them. In addition to authorizing the release of any information regarding my employment, I hereby waive any rights or claims I have or may have against my former employers, their agents, employees, and representatives, educational institutions, as well as other individuals who release information to the office, and release them from any and all liability, claims, or damages that may directly or indirectly result from the use, disclosure, or release of any such information by any person or party, whether such information is favorable or unfavorable to me. I authorize the persons named herein as references to provide the office with any pertinent information they may have regarding myself. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS APPLICANT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS APPLICATION, PLEASE ASK AN ASSIGNED RECRUITER BEFORE ACCEPTING AND SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION. DO NOT SUBMIT THE APPLICATION UNTIL YOU HAVE READ THE ABOVE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND UNDERSTAND THEM. I hereby acknowledge that I have read the above terms and conditions and understand the same. I further acknowledge by clicking on the 'Accept' button below that no promise or offer of employment has been made to me at this time.
  • Accept
  • Do Not Accept
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The starting salary for this position is $41,219.91. The top salary of $60,916.12 is achieved after merit and time in grade based pay increases. Do you accept the starting salary for this position?
  • Yes
  • No
05
Are you willing to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime?
  • Yes
  • No
06
The Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986 requires both identity and eligibility for employment proof within three business days of employment. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office does NOT hire or sponsor H-1B Visa holders. Upon offer of employment, are you able to provide proof that you are eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
  • Yes
  • No
07
Do you consent to the following: polygraph, background investigation, credit check, drug test, physical examination and psychological examination?
  • Yes
  • No
08
Can you speak a second language FLUENTLY? To be considered fluent, you must be able to speak the second language AND either be able to read OR write the second language proficiently. (Any foreign language to include American Sign Language applies. Only select one response.)
  • No, I cannot speak a second language fluently
  • Yes, I can speak a second language fluently
  • Yes, I can speak a second language fluently AND I can read OR write the language
09
Which best describes your highest level of education COMPLETED? (Only select one response.)
  • I did not graduate high school or no GED
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Some College (more than 30 credit hours, but no degree)
  • Technical College Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
10
Have you ever served in the military? (Only select one response.)
  • No, I never served in the military
  • Yes, I served in the military and received an Honorable discharge
  • Yes, I served in the military and received a General discharge
  • Yes, I'm actively serving in the military
  • Yes, I served in the military and received one of the following discharges: (Under other than honorable conditions, bad conduct, or dishonorable discharge)
11
If you are a male and over the age of eighteen, have you registered for selective service?
  • Yes
  • No
  • I'm a female, not applicable
12
Have you performed any volunteer work in the last two years, excluding internships? (Examples: coaching youth sports, volunteering at local churches, shelters, food banks, or children's schools, etc. Only select one response.)
  • No volunteer work in the last two years
  • Less than 25 hours in the last two years
  • 25 to 50 hours in the last two years
  • 50 to 100 hours in the last two years
  • 100 to 250 hours in the last two years
  • 250 to 400 hours in the last two years
  • Over 400 hours in the last two years
13
Have you received any traffic tickets in the last three years? If yes, please provide the following information: type of violation, location/jurisdiction, and date.
14
Have you ever been at fault as a driver in a motor vehicle accident? If yes, please provide the following information: was a summons issued, to whom, type of violation, location/jurisdiction, date, injury or non injury?
15
Has your driver's license been suspended, revoked, cancelled, denied, or have you been convicted of DUI/DWAI in the last three years?
  • Yes
  • No
16
Have you committed and/or been convicted of a misdemeanor crime in the last three years?
  • Yes
  • No
17
Have you committed a felony in the last seven years or have you ever been convicted of a felony crime?
  • Yes
  • No
18
Have you ever slapped, punched, or otherwise injured a spouse or significant other? (If YES, please explain. "Will discuss in person" is not an acceptable answer.)
19
In the last two years have you used and/or experimented with any of the following drugs?  Marijuana  Hashish, Hashish Oil  Illegal Steroids
  • Yes
  • No
20
In the last five years have you used and/or experimented with any of the following illegal drugs?  Cocaine  Crack, Rock, Ice  Barbiturates or Downers  Amphetamines or Uppers  Methamphetamines (speed, crack) LSD or other Hallucinogens  PCP (Angel Dust, Mushrooms)  Heroin or other Opiates  Ecstasy  Other illegal drugs not mentioned
  • Yes
  • No
21
Have you ever taken any merchandise or items that you were not authorized to take from a company where you worked? (Examples: Miscellaneous office supplies, uniforms, equipment, tools, food or beverages, etc.)
  • No, Never
  • Yes, total retail value less than $25
  • Yes, total retail value between $25 to $100
  • Yes, total retail value between $101 to $250
  • Yes, total retail value between $251 to $500
  • Yes, total retail value over $500
22
In the last five years, have you ever taken money that you were not authorized to take from a company where you worked?
  • No, never
  • Yes, less than $25
  • Yes, between $25 to $100
  • Yes, between $101 to $250
  • Yes, between $251 to $500
  • Yes, over $500
23
In the last five years, have you ever stolen or taken, without permission, any property?
  • No, never
  • Yes, combined retail value less than $25
  • Yes, combined retail value between $25 to 100
  • Yes, combined retail value between $101 to 250
  • Yes, combined retail value between $251 to $500
  • Yes, Yes, combined retail value over $500
24
Have you ever purchased or sold anything that you suspected was stolen?
  • No, never
  • Yes, 1 time only
  • Yes, 2-3 times
  • Yes, 4 times or more
25
Have you ever used a company credit card for personal use that was not authorized from a company where you worked for?
  • Yes
  • No
26
If you answered YES to questions 15 through 25, please provide a DETAILED explanation below. Please include the question number you are referencing, the approximate date of occurrence, and as much specific details as possible, such as month/year, location, nature of incident, disposition, and any law enforcement agency involved. "Will discuss in person" is NOT an acceptable answer.
27
In the last five years, have you been discharged (fired), asked to resign, or terminated for cause with any employer? (lay offs, reductions in force, or company downsizing do not apply.)
  • Yes
  • No
28
If you answered YES to the previous question, please provide a detailed explanation to include name of company, date of incident, and specific details.
29
Have you ever resigned (quit) after being informed your employer intended to discharge (fire) you for any reason? If yes, please provide date, employer and reason. "Will discuss in person" is not an acceptable answer.
30
If you answered yes to the previous question, please provide their name, job tittle, phone number, and email address.
31
Have you ever applied for any position with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office? If yes, please provide positions, dates, results, etc.
32
How often are you tardy or late for work?
  • Never
  • 1 to 2 times a year
  • 1 to 2 times every six months
  • 1 to 2 times every three months
  • 1 to 2 times a month
  • 1 to 2 times a week
33
During the past three years, have you ever missed work and informed your employer that you were ill, when you were really not?
  • No, never
  • Was not employed in the last three years
  • Yes, 1 to 2 times in the last three years
  • Yes, 3 to 4 times in the last three years
  • Yes, 5 times or more in the last three years
34
Have you ever had a written complaint made against you or your work performance by a customer or client on any of your jobs? (If YES, please provide specific details to include approximate date, name of company, position held, and all pertinent details about the complaint.)
35
Have you ever received a warning or a reprimand (written or oral) at any place of employment? (If YES, please provide specific details to include approximate date, name of company, position held, and all pertinent details about the reprimand. "Will discuss in person" is not an acceptable answer.)
36
Have you ever committed, or threatened to commit physical harm against co-workers or supervisors at any place where you were employed? (If YES, please explain. "Will discuss in person is not an acceptable answer.)
37
Are there any incidents in your life, which might disqualify you as an applicant, whether or not you were directly involved? If yes, please explain. ("Will discuss in person" is not an acceptable answer.)
38
Have you ever taken a polygraph examination? If yes, please provide reason, date and name of requesting agency.
39
Are you able to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, with or without reasonable accommodations?
  • Yes, without reasonable accommodations
  • Yes, with reasonable accommodations
  • No
40
Please list all of your residences for the past ten years. Please begin with your current residence and ensure you include the city, zip code. (For each address, please note the local Law Enforcement Agency.)
41
Do you have any relatives or friends who work for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office that could provide either an employer or personal reference for you?
  • Yes
  • No
42
Do you have any tattoos or permanent body art that could be visible while wearing a short-sleeve shirt? This would include head, neck, hands or arms.
  • Yes
  • No
43
If you answered "Yes" to the previous question, please provide a detailed description of the tattoo's and the location on your body.
44
Why do you feel you are the best qualified applicant for the position you're applying for?
45
Please list what you feel are your best personal strengths and what are your personal weaknesses?
46
How many years of relevant experience do you have? (i.e. Computer based data entry experience and accounting or bookkeeping experience preferably in a corrections environment.)
  • No prior experience
  • Less than one year of experience
  • 1 to 3 years of experience
  • 4 to 6 years of experience
  • 7 to 9 years of experience
  • 10 or more years of experience
47
Please describe your work related experience. (Please include dates of employment, company name, and general duties and responsibilities.)
48
Do you have any cash handling or bookkeeping experience? (If YES, please provide details.)
49
We have full and part time positions available. Both may require shift work. What position are you interested in?
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Both
50
How many words per minute can you type? (A typing test may be administered.)
  • Less than 30 words per minute
  • 30 to 39 words per minute
  • 40-49 words per minute
  • 50-59 words per minute
  • 60 or more words per minute
51
If any of the above questions need further explanation, please use the space below. Please ensure you include the question number you are referencing.
52
Are you an out of state applicant? (Scheduling for out of state applicants is different to assist with scheduling and travel arrangements.)
  • Yes
  • No
53
Where did you hear about this job opening at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office?
  • Jefferson County Sheriff's Office web page
  • GovernmentJobs.com web site
  • Craigslist.com web site
  • Indeed.com
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Word of mouth
  • Career fair
  • College web site or flyer
  • Workforce
  • Employment web site
  • Other
54
If you answered "OTHER" to the previous questions, could you please provide where you heard about this opening.

* Required Question



Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
July 28, 2019

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