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Correctional Officer Trainee
Reference Recruitment #0220-RP3000-01
Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted 02/10/2020
Company Information San Joaquin County Human Resources
44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330
Stockton, CA 95202
Website: http://www.sjgov.org/department/hr
Job Description The San Joaquin Sheriff’s Office is seeking highly motivated individuals who will play a critical role in the daily function and operations of the Custody Division.

The Correctional Officer Trainee is responsible for learning to follow clearly established procedures in receiving prisoners, maintaining discipline and preventing escapes. Work is initially performed under close supervision in a training capacity and as experience, knowledge and skill are gained, supervision becomes more general. The ideal candidate must be able to supervise inmates, interpret rules and regulations, remain alert at all times and react quickly and calmly in emergency situations.

 Receives prisoners from law enforcement officers for detention in County jail and honor farm; obtains information from prisoners; receives and records prisoners’ personal property; searches, photographs and fingerprints prisoners and assigns them to cells.
 Supervises work and personal activities of inmates including eating, bathing, recreation, and other daily activities; supervises prisoner counseling, work rehabilitation and therapy programs; transports low security inmates.
 Releases prisoners from jail on proper authorization; returns prisoner’s clothing and other personal property; receives cash and surety bail bonds; reviews bonds for correctness and legality before releasing prisoners.
 Collects and dispenses prisoner clothing, maintains clothing, linen, and cleaning supplies inventories.
 Examines packages, letters, and other articles coming into the jail for the prisoners; insures that all items conform to established policy; removes contraband.
 Administers first aid for minor injuries; arranges for medical treatment.
 Maintains records and reports of prisoner activities and conduct; utilizes data terminals for keeping records and obtaining information.
 May lead other workers as assigned.

To view a copy of the job description, please visit our website at www.sjgov.org/hr and click on Job Descriptions.

Qualifications Education: Graduation from high school or satisfactory completion of a G.E.D. test (scores must meet level established by Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission).

License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License.

*Candidates must be able to successfully pass a background investigation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office to be considered for this position.
Compensation Base Salary: $4,548- $5,529
How to Apply Completed application package must include supplemental application and is to be submitted to the Human Resources Division by the

Final Filing Date: February 21, 2020

Apply online at www.sjgov.org/department/hr

Applications may be submitted to: San Joaquin County Human Resources:

Attn: Kurt Shigematsu 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Tel: 209.468.3370 Fax: 209.468.0508
Contact Info Kurt Shigematsu
Contact Phone: 209.468.3370

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