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Detention Support Specialist

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Nature of Work:        Responsible for assisting Detention Officers in the booking and releasing of inmates and related duties.  Requires initiative and independent judgment, also requires good communication skills. Will also perform related work as required or assigned.

 

Typical Duties:         Booking and release procedures involving county and federal inmates.  Answering of telephones and making appointments, for inmate visitation.  Photographing and fingerprinting of inmates; examining and interpreting court orders and release documents; receipts funds and maintains inmate accounts; monitors security cameras and operates communications equipment, including two-way radio, and the initial assessment of arrestees (classification process).

 

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:  Considerable knowledge in the use of computers, excellent telephone skills, and the ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately, must be reliable, responsible and capable of working with minimum supervision.  Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate. Knowledge of governmental operations or any combination of education, training or experience which demonstrates the potential to perform the duties of the position.

                                   

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FOR Detention Support Specialist:

  • Annual Salary Range: $19,700 – $29,157 (16 Steps)
  • A lateral Detention Support Specialist may be hired at pay steps above entry level depending on qualifications, training and experience, with authorization from the Sheriff and the County Board of Supervisors
  • 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health Insurance;  Employee and Dependents:
    • Employee is fully paid for by County for Medical, Vision & Dental
    • Optional Dependent Coverage: 50% County cost share
    • Other health benefits (i.e. Aflac) available
  • Arizona State Employee Retirement System: 
    • Paid by Employee pre-tax
    • 50% @ 25 years
  • Annual Vacation:
    • 80 hours after initial employment
    • 120 hours after 5yrs
    • 160 hours after 10yrs
  • Sick Leave: 80hrs per year
  • Educational Program: Job related educational expenses may be reimbursed
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