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Sheriff's Correctional Services Assistant Trainee

Company: Orange County
Location: santa ana
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

CAREER DESCRIPTION

Sheriff's Correctional Services Assistant Trainee

THE ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AND REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT ARE MET. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE ON ANY DAY AT 11:59 P.M.

EXAM DATE: SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021

This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates:

Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase

Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase

Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates:

Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease

This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill Orange County Sheriff's Department positions in this class until the next recruitment. This list may also be used to fill closely related positions.

Incumbents will be periodically rotated through assignments, shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and correctional facilities.

A Sheriff's Correctional Services Assistant Trainee will be required to attend and satisfactorily complete the 9-week department sponsored training course within the employee's probationary period. Trainees are expected to successfully pass the 9-week required training course and promote to Sheriff's Correctional Services Assistant within the one (1) year probationary period.

General Duties: Attends scheduled department mandated in-service training sessions; learns principles, practices and theory of civil law, CDCR regulations and Title 15 mandates as they relate to the intake, care and security of persons incarcerated within the Orange County Jail System; learns about the organization, jail operations, security and compliance with administrative regulations, judicial rulings and the Sheriff-Coroner Department's Manuals, Policy & Procedures, and Rules & Regulations; prepares and maintains a training notebook; prepares thorough, clear and concise reports and memos as directed by training staff. Maintains proper uniform appearance; may be assigned to other closely supervised duties in the Jail or other areas of the Sheriff-Coroner Department.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff-Coroner

Background investigation includes but not limited to: polygraph examination, medical examination (including drug urinalysis test) and a written and oral psychological exam

By date of appointment, applicants must be at least 18 years of age

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: U.S... High School Diploma -OR- U.S... General Education Development Credential (GED) -OR- A California High School Proficiency Certificate -OR- Have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university.

Ability to: Read, understand, interpret and apply departmental policies, rules, laws and regulations pertaining to the care and security of inmates within an adult correctional facility; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others; write clear and comprehensive reports; learn effective security and safety controls; communicate orally; learn to utilize various management information systems and automation tools to maintain and access case file information and electronic communications via desktop computer systems and computer networks; understand and carry out oral and written directions.

License Required: By date of appointment, applicant must possess a valid California Driver's License, or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Click here to view the class spec/job description.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process.

Environmental Conditions: Incumbents will be working inside a jail or correctional facility and may have contact with inmates that may become violent or abusive. May be required to drive in inclement weather conditions; and work shift work, holidays, weekends and rotating schedules.

Physical Requirements: Incumbents must have independent body mobility to stand, stoop, bend and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and to drag a 165 pound Dummy for 12 feet; climb a ladder, scaffolds, stairs, etc., sit and stand for prolonged periods of time; speak and hear well enough to converse in person; communicate clearly and understandably over the phone and to address large groups of people; and vision sufficient to read standard text, a computer screen and oversee large groups of inmates.

TESTING PROCESS/SELECTION PROCEDURE

The Sheriff's Human Resources screens all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, the more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process.

Written Exam / Pre-Screen: (Pass/Fail) Those who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the written exam / physical agility test via email. The written exam consists of job-related, multiple choice questions. Those who successfully pass the written exam will be given a pre-investigative interview and may be referred to the physical agility test. (Pass/Fail)

Physical Agility Test: (Pass/Fail) The physical agility test will be given on the same day immediately following the pre-investigative interview. The physical agility test consists of three events that are timed and scored. Applicants must be dressed in physical training attire to participate.

Sit-ups: Complete 12 sit-ups within 2 minutes

Push-ups: Complete 12 push-ups within 2 minutes

3/4 Mile Run: Complete 3/4 mile run within 8 minutes and 15 seconds

Oral Panel Interview: (Refer/Non-refer) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel comprised of subject matter experts and civilian personnel. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the position.

ELIGIBLE LIST

After all testing/selection procedures have been completed, the Sheriff's Human Resources will establish an Eligible List of qualified candidates.

Veterans Employment Preference

The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications and supplemental information will be accepted on-line only at www.ocgov.com. Your application and supplemental information should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including the areas in which you have developed expertise. Please be sure to print a copy of this job bulletin for your records. Please note that email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process.

Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account.

NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply.

Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com". If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions

For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Recruiting at (714) 834-5811.

EEO INFORMATION

Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Keywords: Orange County, Santa Ana , Sheriff's Correctional Services Assistant Trainee, Other , santa ana, California

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