This recruitment is for those persons currently attending a Florida Corrections Academy in the PENSACOLA AREA or those who have completed a Florida Corrections Academy and are waiting to take the Florida Department of Law Enforcement certification exam. Applicants must have passed the certification exam prior to any employment offer This class is assigned to provide care, custody, movement, and control of inmates.
While in the trainee status, the employee participates and engages in formal and in-house training and work activities specifically designed and chosen to train and indoctrinate the individual in the field of detention. Work is performed under the immediate supervision and guidance of a higher-level officer.
Individuals employed without certification will be required to attend the Corrections Basic Recruit School as part of their normal work day. Once the recruit school is completed, individuals must pass the state certification exam. Individuals employed in this manner will receive a base salary of 20% below the starting pay for Detention Deputy Trainee. Upon successful completion of the Corrections Basic Recruit School and the state certification exam, the employee will advance to the classification of Detention Deputy Trainee.
Examples of Duties:
Attends classes, lectures, demonstrations, and exercises.
Trains on-the-job performing routine work assignments in the functional area for which training is prescribed.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and minimum age of 20; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Licensing and Certification Requirements :
Positions in this class typically require :
Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Very Heavy Work :
Exerting in excess of 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises and travel.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
Escambia County Sheriff's Office - 21 months ago