Jailer Eligibility List
Company: Chippewa County, WI
Location: Chippewa Falls
Posted on: November 22, 2021
JOB SUMMARYThe job duties of the Jailer include but are not
limited to supervising inmates of the Chippewa County Jail while
assuring a safe, secure, and sanitary environment in accordance
with established procedures and guidelines under the general
direction of the Jail Sergeants and Jail Lieutenant. This is a
non-law enforcement position.Click here for full position
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIESThe duties described below are indicative of what
the Jailer might be asked to perform. This is not an exhaustive
list of job responsibilities and therefore other duties may be
assigned:1. Receives, books, and releases inmates which includes
but is not limited to the following tasks: fingerprints,
photographs, searches, and inventories and secures personal
belongings; recording data and running checks, completing required
screens, assigns and escorts inmates to cells or similar area;
issues uniforms, bedding, personal products, and other supplies;
ensures proper housing placement of inmates for safety and security
within the facility; and releases inmates upon posting of bail,
signing of signature bond, direction of an appropriate authority,
or for work release purposes.2. Maintains jail safety and security.
Makes periodic rounds, conducts inmate counts, and conducts
security inspections and searches of inmates and inmates' quarters
for contraband and any unauthorized materials. Enforces regulations
and discipline policies related to the security and operation of
the facility.3. Responds to emergency situations and take decisive
action according to departmental policies and procedures. May
employ force to quell disturbances and maintain discipline.4.
Maintains surveillance of all inmates and jail activities through
visual and audible devices to ensure inmate's personal welfare is
appropriately monitored. This includes watching for illegal
activities or violations of jail regulations, unusual or suspicious
behaviors, and signs of mental and physical illness.5. Monitors and
operates all equipment and alarms located in the jail control
center.6. Controls all access to the jail and maintains jail keys.
Prevents unauthorized persons from entering or leaving the
facilities.7. Interprets and complies with all bond conditions and
commitment orders and Judgments of Convictions. Receives and
records fines and bail/bond transactions.8. Maintains communication
within and between shifts and keeps jailers, sergeants and
management informed of any problems, complaints, or infractions.9.
Complete and maintains all paperwork, documentation, and records,
including jail logs and activities and incidents, according to
applicable jail policies and procedures and State regulations.10.
Provides for medical, mental or other attention necessary for the
inmates' welfare, according to established policies and procedures.
Stores and dispenses inmate medication (prescription and
non-prescription) and keeps accurate records of such disbursements
as directed by the jail nurse or other qualified medical
personnel.11. Performs duties to assist with the operation of the
food service program, as needed, and supervises all inmate workers
assigned to the kitchen.12. Complies with all procedures and
schedules for serving meals, linen exchange, inmate personal
hygiene, cleaning and maintenance, incoming and outgoing mail, jail
inspections, and prisoner requests.13. Positively identifies and
directs all visitors. Provides and supervises prisoner access to
family, friends, clergy and other religious service providers,
educational service providers, recreational service providers,
attorneys, and probation and parole personnel.14. Maintains Huber
inmate compliance with Huber laws, rules and policies by performing
the following duties: checks in and checks out Huber inmates,
verifies employment, conducts job site and home visits, conducts
random drug and alcohol testing, and deposits Huber funds.15.
Coordinate and transport and/or escort inmates to and from
facilities, courts and medical/mental treatment facilities.16.
Answers or properly refers all inquiries concerning prisoner and
jail matters.17. Appears in court and testifies as a witness as
required.18. Performs intoximeter and preliminary breath tests
(PBT), takes DNA mouth swabs, and collect urinalysis samples when
necessary.19. Collects and issues receipts for bail bonds, fine
payments, and canteen accounts.20. Attends training and in-service,
as required.21. Carries out other directives and duties as
- All County employees, elected officials, and managers,
excluding those in the Sheriff's Office.
- Anyone of the general public, inmates, and vendors.Team
- Members of the Sheriff's Office
Qualifications: QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSTo perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of
the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required at the time of hire
or for the continuation of employment.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- High School Diploma / equivalent required.
- Possess 60 college credits from an accredited college as
defined by the U.S. Department of Education preferred.
- Minimum of two (2) years of previous corrections / jail
- Jail Officers Certification preferred.
- 200-hour basic Jail Officers Certification must be obtained
within one year of hire if not already certified.
- A cell phone is recommended.
- A valid driver's license required.
- No felony or domestic misdemeanor or any offense, which, if
committed in Wisconsin, could be punished as felony or domestic
misdemeanor unless the applicant has been granted an absolute and
unconditional pardon.Pre-employment and Post- Offer Testing:
- Successfully pass an extensive background investigation
- Successfully pass a post-employment-offer physical exam and
- Successfully pass a non-DOT drug screen and respiratory fit
- Successfully pass a psychological examination if LESB certified
- Failure to pass these will result in the employment offer being
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