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SHERIFF CORRECTIONS ASSISTANT TRAINEE/ I

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Company: County of Riverside- Sheriff’s Department

Location: Indio, CA

Date Posted: May 2, 2014

Source: County of Riverside- Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff Corrections Assistant Trainee/I - Indio



The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is currently seeking professional candidates interested in working specialized CLERICAL duties in support of the Corrections Bureau.

Current vacancies are located at the Indio.



The Sheriff Corrections Assistant series describes positions assigned to the jail Business Office and have the responsibility to review court documents and apply penal code, bail table rules and regulations; perform time computations to determine inmate sentence and proper release date; enter, update and access booking charges and other crime statistics into/from computerized law enforcement tracking systems; and perform other related specialized clerical duties in support of the Corrections Bureau; and to do other duties as required. Incumbents will be required to work all shifts, (day and night) on six month rotations, and may be required to work holidays and weekends.

This series requires a thorough understanding of specific laws, law enforcement, codes ...

Sheriff Corrections Assistant Trainee/I - Indio



The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is currently seeking professional candidates interested in working specialized CLERICAL duties in support of the Corrections Bureau.

Current vacancies are located at the Indio.



The Sheriff Corrections Assistant series describes positions assigned to the jail Business Office and have the responsibility to review court documents and apply penal code, bail table rules and regulations; perform time computations to determine inmate sentence and proper release date; enter, update and access booking charges and other crime statistics into/from computerized law enforcement tracking systems; and perform other related specialized clerical duties in support of the Corrections Bureau; and to do other duties as required. Incumbents will be required to work all shifts, (day and night) on six month rotations, and may be required to work holidays and weekends.

This series requires a thorough understanding of specific laws, law enforcement, codes, rules and regulations. Incumbents will acquire the ability to interpret and apply this knowledge to a variety of legal documents and transactions.

This is the entry level class in the Sheriff Corrections Assistant series. Sheriff Corrections Assistant Trainees work in a training capacity and under immediate supervision, learn the more complex and difficult specialized tasks. Incumbents are expected to promote to the Sheriff Corrections Assistant I position after satisfactory job performance and meeting the recruiting guidelines (typically 6 months).

Incumbents will be required to work 12 hour shifts, (Day: 6:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m. and Night: 6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.) on four month rotations, and may be required to work holidays and weekends.

CANDIDATES MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND AND CREDIT CHECK, AND POLYGRAPH EXAM PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT.

PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW. This is a tested position and you must pass the test in order to proceed in the selection process.

This posting may close at any time without notice.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Receives and processes court documents, interprets court proceedings to determine which inmates are released or detained; ensures inmates are sent to the correct court on the proper date and time.

Administers inmate booking; inputs charges into the Jail Information Management System, runs queries through the California Law Enforcement Tracking System, and National Crime Information Center computer automated criminal information tracking systems; reviews booking charges for accuracy; and applies bail schedule and rules to determine if charge(s) are eligible for bail.

Verifies court information in inmate's file and applies appropriate rules and regulations in order to compute inmates' sentence(s) and determine the proper discharge date.

Receives cash or Postal money orders for inmates crediting proper inmate accounts; and reconciles daily receipts and register transactions.

Prepares documents, updates files on the computerized Jail Information Management System on those inmates being transferred to other Federal, state or local agencies. May coordinate with appropriate agency liaison for the transfer of an inmate to their facility.
Knowledge of: Modern office procedures; correct English usage including spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Ability to: Perform general clerical work; learn complex computerized criminal information software; learn the procedures and details of legal documents pertaining to criminal records/warrants in a correctional facility; establish effective working relationships with others and communicate tactfully and courteously with the public and peers; accurately perform basic arithmetic computations; follow oral and written directions; process specialized DOJ/FBI documents; learn all applicable law enforcement related codes, rules, regulations and laws; meet department production and accuracy standards.

Experience: One year of clerical experience.

Either of the following may be substituted for the required experience:

Completion of 18 semester or 27 quarter units from a recognized college in secretarial sciences, office practices, business administration, or a closely related field;

OR

Completion of 360 hours of training from a recognized occupational training program in secretarial sciences, business education, or a closely related field.

To be considered for the position you must meet the typical qualifications and successfully complete our computerized assessment.

To apply, complete both of these steps:
Step 1) Submit your resume by clicking on 'apply ' on the top right corner
Step 2) Call Cameron Hacker at (951) 955-5463 or email at chacker@rc-hr.com to schedule an appointment to take the SCAT test in Riverside or Indio.


Resumes submitted into the system will remain valid for 1 year. Each time you submit a new resume, it will replace your previous one. Test scores for classified positions will remain valid in our system for 6 months. Test scores are not released. Candidates are eligible to retest every 6 months.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:Offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a thorough background investigation conducted by the Sheriff's Department. The background consist of the following:

(1) Selected applicants will be required to fill out a background packet.
(2) Extensive Background Investigation; (a) Interview with Investigator, (b) Livescan, (c) Polygraph Examination
(3) Medical Examination

We may, depending on the response we receive, close this recruitment or extend it as needed. The 'end date' posted above is subject to change without notice.

Read this posting for special application instructions. Unless otherwise stated, use our resume builder to submit your resume, or select 'Apply' on this page. For specific questions regarding this position, contact Sheriff Recruiter at 888-564-6773.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam, including a drug/alcohol test, and a criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting. (A felony or misdemeanor conviction may disqualify the applicant from County employment).

Required Probationary Period - As an Approved Local Merit System, the County of Riverside requires all new regular or seasonal employees to serve an initial probationary period, the duration of which is indicated in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, County Resolution, or Salary Ordinance. Temporary and Per Diem employees serve at the pleasure of the agency/department head.

The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non job-related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation , please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: http://dao.rc-hr.com...

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