Correctional Officer (Casual) (Female)
Company: Calumet County, WI
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Salary: $26.89 Hourly
Location : Chilton, WI
Job Type: Casual
Job Number: 2023-01155
Opening Date: 08/21/2023
Closing Date: 9/15/2023 11:59 PM Central
Female candidate preferred as a bona fide occupational
qualification in compliance with Sec. 302.41, Wis. Stats.
This is a casual position with the expectation of no regular
scheduled hours of work. Position will be used to fill open shifts,
Under general supervision of the Jail Sergeant, responsible for
supervising inmates of the Calumet County Jail assuring a safe and
secure environment, while adhering to all applicable laws, policies
and procedures. Performs related duties as required.
Examples of Duties
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Maintains security of the jail in order to insure the safety and
well-being of inmates and staff, according to all applicable laws,
policies and procedures. Keeps jail area clean and orderly.
Takes custody of, books, and releases inmates by performing the
following tasks: fingerprints, photographs, searches, and
inventories personal belongings; assigns and escorts inmates to
cells or similar area; issues uniforms, bedding, personal products,
and other supplies; ensures proper placement of inmates in
facility; and releases inmates upon posting of bail, signing of
signature bond, direction of an appropriate authority, or for work
Maintains jail security. Makes periodic rounds and conducts
security inspections and searches of inmates and inmates' quarters
for contraband and any unauthorized/dangerous materials; and
maintains surveillance of all inmates and jail activities through
visual and audible devices. Enforces regulations and discipline
policies related to the security and operation of the facility.
Conducts inmate counts and ensures inmates do not escape
Establishes and maintains continuing relationships with inmates
watching for illegal activities or violations of jail regulations,
unusual or suspicious behaviors, and signs of mental and physical
Provides for medical, mental or other attention necessary for the
inmates' welfare, according to established policies and procedures.
Dispenses inmate medication and keeps accurate records of such
Performs duties to assist with the operation of the food service
program, as needed, and supervises all inmate workers assigned to
the kitchen. Supervises cleaning, laundry, and daily hygiene
according to established schedules and procedures.
Responds to emergency situations according to departmental policies
and procedures. May employ force to quell disturbances and maintain
discipline. Takes precautionary steps to prevent transmission of
Maintains Huber inmate compliance with Huber laws, rules and
policies by performing the following duties: checks in Huber
inmates, verifies employment, conducts job site and home visits,
manages the transfer of Huber inmates to or from other facilities,
conducts random drug and alcohol testing, and deposits Huber
Transports prisoners to and from facilities, courts and
medical/mental treatment facilities.
Monitors and operates all equipment and alarms located in the jail
control center. Assists or relieves radio operators as required.
Administers Intoxilyzer test.
Directs visitors. Coordinates visits with family, friends, clergy,
attorneys, and probation and parole personnel. May conduct jail
Prepares and maintains proper and accurate records and reports.
Collects and issues receipts for bail bonds and fine payments.
Conducts vehicle examinations required by issuance of warning
tickets. Obtains initial information on accident reports.
Responds to inquiries and complaints from the public.
Attends training and in-service, as required.
It is unlikely an employee will perform all the duties listed on a
regular basis, nor is the list exhaustive in the sense it covers
all the duties an employee may be required to perform. The examples
are merely indicative, not restrictive.
Ability to supervise the activities of adult inmates and deal with
situations requiring tact, fairness, firmness, and good
Ability to supervise and assist with the immediate evacuation of
inmates during emergencies.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must
be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Education and/or Experience
Graduation from high school supplemented with some course work
beyond high school in police science, criminal justice, or related
field; two (2) to three (3) years previous civil or military law
enforcement work; or an equivalent combination of education and
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of inmates, other
professionals and the general public. Ability to work and
communicate, verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of
professionals, and prisoners from different cultural, economic and
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and
interpret bar graphs. Ability to use and account for standard units
of American money.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability
to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
standardized situations. Ability to perform all of the previously
stated in the presence of potential provocation.
Ability to analyze emergency situations and to adopt quick,
effective, reasonable courses of action to resolve such situations
with minimal hazard to inmates and staff.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have
knowledge of word processing software. Ability to enter, access and
assess information using the County computer system.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver's License.
Certification in accordance with the requirements established by
the State Law Enforcement Standards Board.
Other Skills and Abilities
Good knowledge of Wisconsin Statutes and rules and regulations
relating to the care and commitment of prisoners and operation of
the department; and ability to learn procedures governing proper
maintenance and operation of the facility and constant working
knowledge of status of inmates.
Knowledge of the proper operation of all communications and
emergency equipment available to the facility.
Ability to use good judgment in accepting prisoners of various
types, such as juveniles, injured parties, mentally or physically
unfit, or intoxicated and physically violent.
Ability to handle prisoners and knowledge of techniques in inmate
control and precautionary measures in escorting and supervising
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with
other employees, County officials and officers, and the general
Ability to deal firmly with potentially dangerous persons and yet
maintain a degree of empathy for and an awareness of their personal
Ability to maintain security and confidentiality according to
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently
required to walk, stand or stoop; use hands to finger, handle, or
feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently
lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally engage in extreme
physical effort including lifting and/or moving in excess of 100
pounds. Ability to exert sufficient physical force to control,
subdue or restrain an individual and protect one's own safety and
the safety of others.
Ability to recognize and identify harmonious or contrasting
combinations of, as well as recognize individual characteristics of
colors, forms, sounds, odors, textures etc. associated with
objects, materials and ingredients.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth
The employee may be required to use weapons or objects to defend
themself or others.
The employee will be required to wear a Self Contained Breathing
Apparatus (SCBA) when evacuating inmates during a fire
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to potentially unsafe and uncomfortable
conditions including odors, toxic substances, violence, noise, and
disease. Ability to endure verbal and mental abuse from working in
an antagonistic environment.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The County will provide Medicare and Social Security contributions
on the employee's behalf.
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