Under general supervision, is responsible for the custody of all inmates at the David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center. Maintaining their safety while in detention and taking responsibility for all of their needs while in detention using the principles of direct supervision.
*EXAMPLES OF WORKS DONE * Responsible for custody and control of inmates; security of facilities; physical movement of occupants; and all documentation for inmates. Complete setup logs. Drags and searches all inmates leaving the facility. Searches detainees before placement. Finds and locates all new recordings. Performs cell shakedowns and inspections as needed. Seized property found and completes record of property assumed during and after imprisonment. Enforces smuggling control and inmate rules. Monitors inmates and inmate workers for abnormal conditions and corrects situations immediately. Inspects facility and kitchen for cleanliness and takes appropriate corrective action. Inspect the plant and kitchen areas and report any maintenance issues and unsafe conditions. Investigates cleaning materials and supplies that go into pods. Assists the nurse on pill rides. Pulls and searches inmates for sick calls, doctor visits. dental visits. Worship services and OED classes. Checks and, if necessary, searches all visitors. Monitors prisoner visits. Supervises inmate drills. Note the commission distribution. Feeds inmates. Completes and issues property/money release permits. Distributes and collects inmate requests for legal supplies, visitor cards, inmate status applications, inbound and outbound mail, library materials. Investigates, responds to and distributes inquiries and complaints from inmates. Assigns and supervises prison workers to work. Ensures all inmates have access to showers on a routine basis. Distributes hygiene items, clean clothes. clean sheets and clean beds for the inmates. Reports criminal findings to superiors. Protects keys. Directly supervises assigned inmate workers. Performs other tasks as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS basic typing ability; in the use of prison security techniques; in maintaining the safety of occupants; and in application of the principles of direct supervision. knowledge of 800 radio system 10 codes; from desktop computers; interdepartmental correspondence; departmental policies, rules and regulations relating to prison operations; of security techniques; from prison records; and detention facility procedures. ability to gain respect and cooperation with others; to stay alert and vigilant; exercise initiative and independent judgment; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; and deal tactfully with others.
SUPERVISORY OBLIGATIONS This body has no supervisory duties.
QUALIFICATIONS In order to perform this job successfully, a person must be able to perform every essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
LINGUISTIC PROFICIENCY Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operation and maintenance manuals and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively in front of groups of customers or employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure including whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to calculate rate, ratio and percentage and to draw and interpret bar charts.
THINKING ABILITY Ability to use common sense to carry out detailed but impartial written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION Valid Oklahoma driver’s license
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical requirements described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of that job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform essential functions.
During the exercise of this activity, the worker must regularly stand and balance; Stroll; Use hands to finger, manipulate, grasp, or feel; reach with hands and arms; speak or hear; and taste and have the ability to smell three odors associated with danger. The employee must sit occasionally; run; climb or balance; and bend, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds on a regular basis. The employee must occasionally lift 50 pounds and push/pull or move up to 100 pounds or more. Specific vision skills required for this job include near vision, distance vision, color vision that allows the employee to distinguish between different uniforms worn by inmates, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to perform work duties while carrying equipment weighing 10 pounds or more for an extended period of time.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of that job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform essential functions.
In carrying out this activity, the employee is often exposed to external weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or particles in the air, as well as toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the working environment is usually loud. Regularly interacts with inmates and may engage in physical altercations with inmates.
1-07 RULES AND REGULATIONS
A.53 SECURITY-SENSITIVE EMPLOYEES
(Per Oklahoma Act, Title 63 OS, Section 427.8, Oklahoma Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, enacted 08/30/19)
“Security-Sensitive” Employment Positions: The Tulsa County Sheriff has designated deputies, detention officers, and telecommunications dispatchers as security-sensitive employment positions. Safety-related means any work that involves tasks or duties that could affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task and/or the health and safety of others. The Tulsa County Sheriff reserves the authority to evaluate and classify employment positions as security sensitive positions based on assigned duties and responsibilities.
The Tulsa County Sheriff may refuse to hire an applicant for a security-sensitive position who has tested positive for marijuana components or metabolites. The Tulsa County Sheriff may discipline, fire, or otherwise punish a safety-sensitive employee who tests positive for marijuana constituents or metabolites.