Community Corrections Officer (FT) , Fayette County Detention Center- Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:

  • Performs work involving the direct daily supervision, security and control of adult and juvenile offenders. Assignments could bein the area of custody, processing and control or other specialized program or unit.
  • Essential Functions: (Any one position may not include all the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be assigned).

Detention Services:

  • Supervises and monitors inmate activities and behavior to ensure a safe and controlled environment.
  • Ensures inmates receive a level of personal and health care services that are consistent with that required by law.
  • Escorts/transports, monitors and supervises inmates to and from various locations; maintains order and control of inmates and visitors.
  • Prepares inmates for court, work release, appointments, etc.; escorts inmates to various locations.
  • Accompanies doctors, physician assistants, nurses and other professionals on treatment/medication rounds.
  • Performs duties in booking area including performing strip searches.
  • Implements suicide prevention techniques by making frequent checks of inmate and notifying proper personnel if necessary.
  • Processes offender requests, provides information and investigates complaints as appropriate; interviews and counsels offenders.
  • Distributes supplies to indigent offenders when requested.
  • Receives arrestee into custody following appropriate procedure and relaying information to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains accounting of inmate properties.
  • Monitors the operation of all facility security monitoring, communication, life safety and telephone equipment.
  • Ensure inmates are prepared for court and dressed appropriately.

Reporting:

  • Maintains, prepares and submits all appropriate logs, reports, files and documentation relative to assigned area.
  • Updates inmate records through the computer terminal as data originates and verifies the accuracy of computer records.
  • Ensures accurate processing of court orders, directives or other judicial action.
  • Enters, processes and verifies information required of the various inmate management and information systems.

Miscellaneous:

  • Trains new employees when assigned on the various functions of the Division.
  • May be assigned to perform duties of higher or lower level classifications in this or related class series and/or perform duties on a temporary or acting basis in accordance with Ordinances 21-15 and 21-16 and/or act as a lead worker.
  • Responsible for knowing and complying with all UCG and division safety rules and for attending safety meetings.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Apply @ https://www.lexingtonky.gov/correctionsjobs

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