Corrections Deputy

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Snohomish County Sheriff's Office Everett, WA

Everett, WA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description:

A Snohomish County corrections deputy monitors, supervises and maintain custody of inmates in the Snohomish County Jail. Corrections deputies also oversee the residential work release facility and those who are placed into non-custody community corrections programs. All jail housing units are operated in a humane, safe, and secure manner under the Principles of Direct Supervision. A direct supervision jail effectively controls inmate behavior through a combination of architectural design, inmate housing assignments, and ground rules. Module corrections deputies bear a large part of the responsibility by overseeing and caring for inmates in the jail.The Snohomish County jail employs over 300 staff in many different units, including: transport release community corrections visitation inmate accounts booking classification medical Depending on assignment and experience, a Snohomish County corrections deputy will: book inmates into jail, including conducting a screening to determine medical or other special needs conducts pat downs and strip searches fingerprint inmates supervise inmate activities, including food services, clean-up, visitation, and education check for outstanding warrants and criminal history transport inmates to court or other appointments, sometimes off-site conduct regular security checks administer breathalyzer or urinalysis The work is rewarding but demanding and corrections deputies often work with distraught or difficult individuals, stand for prolonged periods, and work on holidays and/or weekends. A high school diploma or GED certificate is required. Applicants must be a United States citizen, at least 21 years of age and have a Washington State driver s license prior to appointment. Applicants will be expected to pass a variety of job-related tests, including a Civil Service examination and pre-employment examinations including, but not limited to, a complete background investigation, fingerprinting, criminal record check, polygraph examination, a medical examination, and a psychological evaluation.Preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of work experience as a police or military police officer, probation or parole officer, jail attendant or guard, or work in a psychiatric facility, detention or juvenile center; OR, college level coursework in the area of corrections, law enforcement, police science, law and justice or social services related to correctional rehabilitation. A second language preferred. $49,280.04 to $65,394.96 annual salary Specialty and differential pay, if eligible Choice of medical insurance plans Fully paid dental, vision and basic life insurance for you and all of your dependents All uniforms and equipment provided Public Safety Employees Retirement System (PSERS) Plan 2 Optional deferred compensation program Employee Assistance Program Wellness Program and flexible spending account Long term disability insurance Paid vacation, 10 holidays, and sick leave