Jail Clerk
Salt Lake County - Salt Lake City, UT

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Applicants are required to take and pass a Data Entry Test before 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. Prior to testing, applicants must complete and submit the required on-line application profile.
The data-entry test is given at the County Government Center at 2001 South State Street, Suite N4600 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. No appointment required . If you have taken and passed the above-mentioned test in the last 12 months, you will not be required to re-test.
Applicants will be required to show picture identification in order to take the test.
After a conditional offer of employment is made, the Sheriff's Office will conduct a comprehensive background investigation. The investigation includes, but is not limited to, past work history, a criminal history check, credit report, social networking, blogs and Internet sites.

Position Description:
Provides prisoner services such as scheduling, receiving and checking in visitors. Provides telephone services, screens prisoner mail, and distributes commissary merchandise to prisoners.

One year of full-time experience working in an office environment or a certificate of successful completion of a 1 year office administration program.
  • Pre-schedules prisoner visits, verifies and records visitor information, answers questions on Jail policies, booking, charges, bail amount, commitments, and length of incarceration.
  • Answers and routes calls to employees; assists attorneys, judges, and bail bondsmen with call-in questions; assists callers who receive sensitive or threatening calls from inside the jail; and receives calls on serious injury, illness, or death notifications.
  • Checks in visitors; provides orientation; coordinates professional walk-in visits from legal advisors, clergy members, and health care providers.
  • Monitors multiple movement and waiting area cameras; directs visitors to correct area; facilitates movement to and from visitation areas by operating security doors.
  • Runs warrants and record checks on visitors using BCI, III, etc., and Offender Management System, OMS.
  • Screens incoming and outgoing prisoner mail, email, magazines, newspapers, and books for irregularities or violations; monitors for contraband.
  • Obtains prisoner signatures and performs notary services; receives funds through the mail, prepares deposits, updates prisoners accounts on OMS.
  • Picks up and delivers inter-office mail, prisoner kites, and grievances.
  • Processes out-going mail and returns insufficient postage mail to prisoners.
  • Accepts delivery of pre-packaged commissary from contracted provider; sorts commissary orders by housing units; delivers sorted prisoner commissary orders; delivers welfare items weekly.
  • Updates OMS and commissary tracking systems; receives and sends information from other agencies and jurisdictions via telephone, email, fax, teletype or correspondence.
  • Performs a variety of general office tasks.
  • Assists in training new employees.

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