Corrections Officer II/Jailer

Application Deadline: 2022-07-01
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Performs protective service work enforcing laws within the jail, maintain the security of the jail, investigating criminal activity within the jail, serving civil papers within the jail, ensuring inmate and public safety, testifying in court, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Corrections Bureau Captain or their designee.

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Serves warrants, summons, subpoenas, and civil process papers as needed within the jail; and makes arrests, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints.
• Assists other law enforcement officers and agencies with photo line-ups, intoxilyzer tests, positive identification, and digital evidence collection and preservation.
• Operates computer to run criminal histories, warrant status at arrest and at release, and DNA databank collection.
• Initiate and perform criminal investigations within the jail by preserving, recording and presenting evidence; interviews victims and witnesses; testifies in court. Prepares and maintains various records and files and prepares reports.
• Properly maintains the jail complex; conducts armed perimeter security checks of the government center.
• Reports to the Jail Administrator or Shift Supervisor on duty all actions of misconduct of prisoners or other personnel; reports all notable prisoner grievances.
• Monitors the activities of Huber Law prisoners.
• Supervises prisoner work details in the jail.
• Receives, photographs, and fingerprints new prisoners; safeguards prisoner’s valuables; attends to prisoner needs.
• Books and releases prisoners.
• Maintains criminal record files.
• Logs and admits professional visitors.
• Serves meals and retrieves trays.
• As directed by the supervisor, prepares reports, receives and issues fines and bonds.
• Answers the department phone and deals with inquiries from the public.
• Secures surrounding areas, when so assigned.
• Provides for secure transportation of prisoners and jailed persons for court appearances and related needs.
• Logging of court dispositions.
• Assists with appearances in court, and court related activities.
• Log Bail Bonds and Judgement of Convictions, makes referrals for failure(s) to report.
• Conduct urine analysis tests and preliminary breath tests in accordance with Probation, Diversion, Drug Court, and the Circuit Court System.
• Supervises work details as assigned.
• May perform special tasks and duties as qualified and assigned.

• 60 College credits or an Associates/Technical degree preferred

• Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification preferred.
• Jail Certification in the State of Wisconsin, must be obtained within one (1) year of hire.
• First Aid and CPR/AED Certification, may be obtained within one (1) year of hire.
• Intoxilyzer and Sobriety Testing Certification, may be obtained within three (3) years of hire.
• Valid driver’s license.

Posting Pay Range: $24.54-$32.70
Posting Expected Pay Range: $24.54-$32.70
Department: Sheriff’s Office
FTE: 1.0

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