Corrections Deputy

Employer: Mason County Sheriff

Job Description:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
This is work performed to provide care and custody of adult prisoners and to maintain order and discipline among the prisoners of the Mason County Jail. Employees in this classification are responsible for the operation of the jail on a 24-hour, 7-day-a-week basis, and the direct and indirect supervision of inmates.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Any one position may not include all duties listed, nor do the examples include all tasks that may be performed in positions of this class.)

• Monitor and control the activities of inmates, either individually or in groups.
• Use independent judgment to take emergency action when necessary, including verbal de-escalation, physical and lethal uses of force.
• Take informal action to correct inmate behavior as appropriate.
• Conduct security checks and maintain security in all areas of the jail, as assigned.
• Write all required reports/documentation of activity.
• Investigate suspected rule violations.
• Perform all physical and administrative tasks to book, search, and release prisoners.
• Answer telephone calls and monitor jail access and egress.
• Operate office equipment, communications equipment, personal computers and corrections automated systems.
• Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to people of all ages and from all social, cultural, ethnic and economic backgrounds.
• Perform duties of the position in a confined, controlled and high security environment.
• Perform the functions and duties of all shifts in all required areas of the facility.
• When commissioned and authorized, carry arms while transporting prisoners outside the jails or on other specific assigned duties.
• Maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance during regularly scheduled work hours at assigned worksite.
• Maintain the physical ability to deal with physical confrontational or combative situations through the use of defensive tactics, including use of reasonable force up to and including deadly force.
• Perform the physical requirements of the position; work within the established working conditions of the position.

Contact Person: Cpl. Dierick
Phone: 3604278444
Email: kdierick@masoncountywa.gov
Location: Shelton Washington
Application Method: Email: kdierick@masoncountywa.gov
Base Pay: $4,319.00 MO

Posted on December 02, 2021

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