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 Detention Officer II - TCSO
Location: David Moss Criminal Justice Center, Tulsa, OK
Openings: 10
Job Definition: Under general Supervision, is responsible for the custody of all prisoners in the David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center, maintaining their security during their time of incarceration and assuming responsibility for all their needs during detention while utilizing the principles of Direct Supervision.
Job Grade: B04
Description: Responsible for custody and control of prisoners; security of facilities; physical movement of inmates; and all inmate record needs. Completes facility logs. Pulls and searches all inmates leaving the facility. Searches inmate workers before housing. Searches and locates all new intakes. Conducts shakedowns and inspections of cells as needed. Seizes property that is found and completes record of property accepted in and after incarceration. Enforces contraband control and inmate rules. Observes prisoners and prisoner workers for abnormal conditions and corrects situations immediately. Inspects facility and kitchen for cleanliness and take appropriate action to correct. Inspect facility and kitchen areas and reports all maintenance problems and unsafe conditions. Inspects cleaning materials and supplies that enter pods. Assists nurse on pill runs. Pulls and searches prisoners for sick call, doctor visits, dental visits, church services, and GED classes. Checks and searches, if necessary all visitors. Observes inmate visitation. Oversees inmate exercise. Observes commissary distribution. Feeds prisoners. Completes and issues property/money release authorizations. Distributes and collects inmate requests for legal materials, visitor cards, prisoner worker status applications, incoming and outgoing mail, and library materials. Reviews, answers and distributes prisoner’s requests and grievances. Assigns work to and supervises prisoner workers. Ensures that all prisoners have routine access to showers. Distributes hygiene products, clean clothing, clean linens, and clean beddings to prisoners. Reports any criminal intelligence to supervisors. Safeguards keys. Directly oversees prisoner workers as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills: Skill in basic typing; in application of jail security techniques; in maintaining security of prisoners; and in application of principles of Direct Supervision. Knowledge of 800 radio system/10 codes; of desktop computers; of interdepartmental correspondence; of departmental policies, rules and regulations pertaining to jail operations; of security techniques; of jail records; and of detention operation procedures. Ability to gain respect and cooperation of others; to keep alert and vigilant; to exercise initiative and independent judgment; to understand and follow oral and written instructions; and to deal tactfully with others.
Education / Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.).
Licenses/Certificates: Valid Oklahoma Drivers License
Salary Range: $2,453.00 per month
Work Schedule: Must be able to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift at 24 hour facility.

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