• Corrections Deputy - Lateral $10,000 HIRING BONUS SKOK
  • County of Mason (WA) in SKOK, WA, United States
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  • 3 days ago

jobs description

This is work performed to provide care and custody of adult prisoners and to maintain order and discipline among the prisoners of the Mason County Jail. Employees in this classification are responsible for the operation of the jail on a 24-hour, 7-day-a-week basis, and the direct and indirect supervision of inmates
• Monitor and control the activities of inmates, either individually or in... groups.
• Use independent judgment to take emergency action when necessary, including verbal de-escalation, physical and lethal uses of force.
• Take informal action to correct inmate behavior as appropriate.
• Conduct security checks and maintain security in all areas of the jail, as assigned.
• Write all required reports/documentation of activity.
• Investigate suspected rule violations.
• Perform all physical and administrative tasks to book, search, and release prisoners.
• Answer telephone calls and monitor jail access and egress.
• Operate office equipment, communications equipment, personal computers and corrections automated systems.
• Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to people of all ages and from all social, cultural, ethnic and economic backgrounds.
• Perform duties of the position in a confined, controlled and high security environment.
• Perform the functions and duties of all shifts in all required areas of the facility.
• When commissioned and authorized, carry arms while transporting prisoners outside the jails or on other specific assigned duties.
• Maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance during regularly scheduled work hours at assigned worksite.
• Maintain the physical ability to deal with physical confrontational or combative situations through the use of defensive tactics, including use of reasonable force up to and including deadly force.
• Regular, reliable and punctual attendance.
• High school graduate or have a GED
• Minimum of 21 years of age
• Pursuant to RCW 41.14.100 must be a citizen of the United States or a lawful permanent resident who can read and write the English language.
• A valid Washington State Driver’s License
• Current Corrections Officer certification by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission or have equivalent state approved corrections officer training certification from another state and meet the following qualifications:
• Have the ability to obtain an equivalency certification within the first twelve (12) months of employment by meeting the standards of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission; and
• Have successfully completed the testing process and been hired by another jurisdiction from a civil service commission certified eligibility list or other like process; and
• Have successfully completed a probationary period with the current or previous employer; and
• Have been continuously employed by the present or previous employer as a full-time, paid, civilian corrections officer for at least twelve (12) months.
Please view the Mason County Sheriff's Office Employment Standards for requirements. PLEASE NOTE: All interested applicants MUST complete a personal history statement (PHS) on the Public Safety Testing website. https://www.publicsafetytesting.com/information-center/personal-history-statement/

REQUIRED documents in addition to the completed application:Self-Report Checklist
Certification Form
Waiver & Authorization to Release Information Form
Sheriff Lateral Entry - Supplemental Application
OPTIONAL for a completed application:
Veteran's Scoring Criteria Status Declaration
Lateral Self-Assessment Checklist
Lateral Entry Negotiable
Testing Employment Sequence


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