City of Pearland, TX
  • 26-Feb-2013 to 04-Mar-2013 (CST)
  • Police - Jail
  • Pearland, TX, USA
  • $17.20/hr
  • Full Time
  • Non-Exempt

The City of Pearland offers an excellent benefits package including a voluntary ICMA 457 deferred compensation program, as well as membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). The City of Pearland pays all premiums for the employee’s dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance and the City pays a portion of the medical premium for employees and dependants.


Job Summary:    Primary function of this job is to provide and maintain care and custody of prisoners that are being held in the City Jail. Responsibilities include booking, gathering accurate information, and completing paperwork. Gathers fingerprints and photographs, escorts prisoners before judge, provides information, files arrest records into the computer and ensures that files are accurately kept on prisoners. Provides a support system for police officers and is a liaison between the courts, the Pearland Police Department and all other appropriate agencies.
 

Essential Functions:
Regular and timely attendance at work.

Book prisoner in Jail after searching for weapons, valuables, or drugs, and complete and distribute notices to Municipal Court, Justice of the Peace, and District Attorney's office.

Perform prisoner check every thirty minutes; complete jail logs indicating activity with each prisoner.

Enter arrest information into the computer system to create information accessibility department wide and to comply with State monitoring.

Prepare paperwork for arraignment before the Judge. Prepare arrest records identifying prisoner and charge assigned.

Respond to information requests from family, bonding companies, and other agencies in reference to prisoners.

Serves meals to prisoner and provides or obtains medical aid if needed.

Conduct prisoner releases to include release of inmate property and sending information to other agencies, such as Brazoria County.

Perform miscellaneous jail duties such as filing, making arrest packets, processing inmate photographs, purchase food for prisoners, and take dirty laundry out for cleaning.

Serves as "essential personnel" and is required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man made disaster, or any other event the Police Chief or City Manager deem necessary.

Contribute to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:
High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Related experience and/or training preferred.

Valid, Class "C" Texas Driver's License, required.

Jailer Certification for Municipal Government preferred, or the ability to acquire within one (1) year from hire date.

Jailer Certification by TCLEOSE preferred.

Fingerprint Classification School preferred.

Intoxilyzer Operators Certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; Ability to write simple correspondence; Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to use database software and Word Processing software.

Ability to operate a PC, printer, camera, keys, Intoxilyzer, handcuffs, mop, broom, water hose, copier, fax machine, hand-held radio, telephone, and pager.

Physical Demands:   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Frequently exposed to weapons, guns, knives, shanks, etc. There is a potential for physical harm from combative and/or unpredictable prisoners. Occasionally exposed to pepper spray and/or cleaning solutions, AIDS, TB, Hepatitis, and Influenza by exposure to blood and body fluids of prisoners. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The employee in this position is required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man made disaster, or any other event the Police Chief or City Manager deem necessary..




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