Merced CountyMerced 95340
Full Time

Looks for aggressive behavior or other potential security problems between inmates/juveniles notifying Correctional Officer or Juvenile Institutions Officer on duty of all suspicious behaviors.

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Security Systems Operator

Merced County
Full Time 25 per week Merced County Administration Services Department, 2222 M St, Merced, CA 95340, United States
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Overview

This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both Full time and Extra-Help vacancies.  Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week.  Extra-Help pay is up 21.83 per hour.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
 

  • Operates computer to track officer movement and inmates/minors assigned to a specific facility.
     
  • Looks for aggressive behavior or other potential security problems between inmates/juveniles notifying Correctional Officer or Juvenile Institutions Officer on duty of all suspicious behaviors.
     
  • Maintains visitor and inmate/juvenile access control.
     
  • Ensures Correctional Officer or Juvenile Institutions Officer access to secured areas.
     
  • Makes announcements to inmates/juveniles and officers on duty.
     
  • Assists the public with inmate/juvenile and facility information and provides them with general procedural information.
     
  • Transmits information between housing units, medical, control, commissary, etc.
     
  • Assigns computer based alpha or numeric identification codes to inmates/juveniles.
     
  • Determines routing of information based on content and knowledge of unit operations.
     
  • Records and processes bail and/or court fees from schedule on inmates in custody.
     
  • Prepares reports and other related written material.
     
  • May assist with the processing of prisoners/detainees. May also testify in court on matters relating to inmates/juveniles.
Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Equivalent to graduation from High School.


OPTION I

Experience: 
Two (2) years of full time experience as a security guard, dispatcher, computer/surveillance terminal operator, or similar work in a related public law enforcement field or military service. One year of college or business school may substitute for one year of required experience.


OPTION II

Experience:
Two (2) years of full time clerical experience which involved increased responsibility
and public contact. One year of college or business school may substitute for one year of required
experience. Work experience in a law enforcement agency is desirable.

Essential Functions

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 

  • Monitor internal security surveillance cameras and monitors radio traffic, alarm systems and other security and control systems.

  • Operates facility control panels controlling electrical doors restricting movement of visitors and inmates/juveniles or allowing access to Correctional Officers/Juvenile Institutions Officers.

  • Effectively communicate with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds both in person and over the telephone.

  • Respond appropriately to immediate response situations.

  • Perform job duties under stressful situations.

  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards, and/or County regulations.

  • Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment.

  • Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception.

  • Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects.

  • Occasionally kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl.

  • Frequent use of hand-eye coordination.

  • Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion.

  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

  • Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping.

  • Sit, stand or walk for long periods of time.

  • Regular attendance is an essential function.

Knowledge of:
  • Correctional facility safety and security issues.

  • State Penal, Vehicle, Health and Safety, and Welfare Institutions Codes.

  • Effective verbal communication and written skills.

  • Personal and on-line computer systems.


Ability to:

  • Establish and maintain filing systems.

  • Recognize potential violent and inappropriate behavior.

  • Comprehend written and oral instructions.

  • Read and interpret written material accurately and effectively.

  • Use sound judgment.

  • Understand, interpret and explain regulations and policies governing correctional facility operations.

  • Recognize and respect limit of authority and responsibility.

  • Monitor and effectively direct inmates/juveniles and officers.

  • Demonstrate tact and diplomacy while dealing firmly and fairly with inmates/juveniles.
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