GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs general security work within the Jail; works under the direction of a sergeant; members of this classification are deputized for specific functions within the Jail only; must be willing to work weekends, holidays and irregular hours; performs related duties as required.
STATEMENT OF TASKS:
Guards inmates in the Jail in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures;
Observes conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes;
Inspects locks, window bars, grills, doors and gates for tampering;
Searches inmates and cells for contraband;
Guards and directs inmates during work assignments;
Patrols assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities, infraction of rules and unsatisfactory behavior of inmates;
Processes inmates in and out of the jail through the booking area;
Oversees visitation procedures and enforces visitation regulations;
Distributes meals, bedding and supplies to inmates;
Obtains medical aid for inmates if needed;
Supervises and is responsible for the cleanliness of the Jail;
Assists in maintaining Jail records.