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Deputy Sheriff Detention Cadet

Company: Bexar County Sheriffs Office
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

Under direct supervisor, is responsible for controlling, securing and managing inmates at Bexar County jail facilities under the supervision of experienced officers; and performs related duties as required. Cadets starting monthly salary of $3,020.00.
After graduation monthly salary will increase to $3,161.00. After successful completion of one (1) year probationary period salary will increase to $3,359.00. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Controls, secures and manages inmates at the Adult Detention Center and Jail Annex
  • Supervises inmates assigned to work detail such as serving meals, preparing laundry, and performing routine maintenance in the jail facility
  • Books and classifies inmates
  • Transfers and transport inmates
  • Performs inmate inspections, shakedowns and room searches
  • Responds to and resolves crisis situations such as fights, fires and medical emergencies and restraining physically violent inmates
  • Assists with inmates personal needs such as telephone calls, mail, laundry, visits and commissary
  • Completes and processes required paperwork on inmates and events occurring within the jail facilities
  • Performs related duties as required Minimum Qualifications:
    • Graduation from High School or a General Education Development (GED) certificate
    • Knowledge of jail environment work; knowledge of basic safety standards and procedures
    • Skill in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing; skill in defending self
    • Ability to read and comprehend narrative hand-written materials, including pass-on logs, round sheets, caution tags, cell search logs, etc
    • Ability to read and comprehend printed materials, such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), fire procedures, and the Inmate Handbook
    • Ability to read and comprehend computer screen information and data when booking individuals
    • Ability to prepare hand-written activity logs, and narrative incident and offense reports in a legible and grammatically acceptable manner to permit comprehension by the receiving party
    • Ability to understand and exchange information with supervisors and co-workers when receiving assignments, instructions, shift change information, and while performing assigned duties and tasks
    • Ability to understand and exchange information with the general public, including attorneys, jail visitors, and maintenance personnel
    • Ability to interact with inmates, and to understand and comprehend inmate responses to questions
    • Ability to provide verbal direction to inmates to affect conformance to rules, regulations, and other directives
    • Ability to add and subtract when taking prisoner counts and reconciling discrepancies
    • Must be a United States citizen
    • Must have no prior arrest records for: driving while intoxicated, driving while impaired, no possession or trafficking of illegal narcotics or drugs, assault, stalking, family violence, theft, crimes of moral turpitude, or sexual offenses
    • Military applicants must disclose any non-judicial discipline involving the Uniform Code of Military Justice
    • Must have never been on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or within the last ten (10) years from the date of the court order
    • Must not be currently under indictment for any criminal offense
    • Must have never been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class A misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten (10) years; must have never been convicted of any family violence offense
    • Must not be prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle
    • Must not be prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition
    • Must not have a felony conviction or be on probation
    • Requires honorable discharge if a veteran
    • Requires completion of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office written Exam
    • Must pass a physical agility test
    • Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office
    • Must pass a psychological and physical exam; must secure and maintain TCOLE Basic Jailer Certification within one year from employment date
    • Must possess a valid driver's license
    • May work weekends and perform shift work
    • May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek Benefits: Bexar County offers employees a competitive salary, retirement, and benefits. Employee benefits are strategically designed to support an employee and family, work/life balance.
      • Shift Differential, Jail Proficiency Pay, Longevity Pay
      • $2 for $1 Retirement Plan
      • Medical, Vision, and Dental Benefits
      • Sick Leave Pool
      • Mentoring and Leadership Development
      • Free Parking
      • Sick Leave Pool
      • Paid Leave (sick, vacation, holiday, personal, military)
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Transportation benefits including a Flex Spending Account, Van Pool, Carpool services, and Via Bus services
      • Supplemental Insurances including short and long term disability, critical care, critical illness, intensive care, cancer, and accident plans
      • Education Benefits including Tuition Reimbursement and training
      • Wellness Rewards Program, Employee Health and Wellness Clinic
      • Flexible Spending Accounts (flexible tax-deferred health and dependent care accounts)
      • Legal Plan
      • Life Insurance
      • Financial Program including savings programs and deferred compensation plans (457 plans) Bexar County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Workplace Diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Bexar County Sheriffs Office, Corpus Christi , Deputy Sheriff Detention Cadet, Government & Protective Services , Corpus Christi, Texas

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