Maintain constant vigilance of activities; operate security gates and control room security doors; maintain accountability of security equipment; monitor cameras, radios, emergency panels, inmate recreation and inmate visitation; make emergency notifications and computer entries. Answers telephones, writing report and maintaining work area. Uses a variety of equipment and/or machines to include: telephone, radio, computer, software programs, and photocopier. Plans, organizes, and brings assignments to completion. Uses a radio for communication, must be able to listen and comprehend radio traffic. Works under moderate guidance and supervision of a Corrections Sergeant.
*This position description and essential functions lists the duties and responsibilities an incumbent would generally expect to perform. This position description and functions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of facility computer systems to include JMS.
- Knowledge of radio procedures.
- Knowledge of Officer post assignments.
- Knowledge of Prison Rape Elimination Act.
- Knowledge of Human Diversity.
- Time management.
- Inter-personal skills.
- Problem solving.
- Relating well to the public and inmate population.
- Ability to work under emotional/physical stress.
- Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
- Ability to communicate effectively with staff members and the general public.
- Ability to operate a personal computer, peripheral equipment and assigned software.
- Ability to plan, organize and bring assignments to completion.
- Ability to apply proper grammatical skills in correspondence.
PHYSICAL SKILLS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and visual communication. This position requires sitting, standing, walking, lifting and occasionally bending, squatting, reaching, kneeling and twisting. Ability to hear conversation at a normal level (assisted/unassisted), vision correctable to 20/40 in each eye. Ability to work shift work. Must be able to perform the physical standards required for the job.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid Florida driver's license. CJIS Security Awareness Certification required.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Unescorted CJIS clearance as authorized by FDLE is required.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an emergency. During an emergency, employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.
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