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Jailers are in charge for monitoring prisoners held at correctional centers. This job is suitable for someone who can interact efficiently with sometimes violent inmates and can perform the following duties: processing inmate files, taking disciplinary measures, maintaining order in the jail, inspecting cells, preventing drug and contraband, and escorting prisoners. The ideal candidate should highlight the following skills in his or her resume: excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a clean criminal record, physical strength, organization, and observational skills. Most example resumes make display of a high school diploma and on-site training.

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1

Texas - Lieutenant of Jailers

  • Trained staff, created schedules, enforced standard operating procedures
  • Held accountability of actions and inmates; conduct searches as needed
  • Issued written and verbal communication on reports regarding inmates
  • Maintained composure in stressful circumstances, requiring intervention
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Business
Criminology
2

Jailer Sergeant

Line supervision for scheduled shifts

  • Ensured that inmates observed established procedures and regulations
  • Ensured that jailers followed defined policies when interacting with inmates
  • Performed facility checks for compliance with Jail Commission Standards
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Criminal Justice
Health & Environmental Management
3

Jailer

Oversee inmates currently incarcerated and process new arrests into the computer system.

  • Supervise 309 inmates
  • Assisting people by answering their questions via telephone and in person.
  • Collecting payments (fines) including handling cash and writing receipts.
  • Creating work schedules suitable for co-workers. Superior organizational skills.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Jailer

Answered multi-line phone system.

  • Operated control board while opening and closing doors in the facility.
  • Receive and process offenders upon arrival to and from facility.
  • Process identification and document into the system.
  • Perform fingerprints and took offender photos, monitored and observed offender phone calls.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Jailer/3rd Shift Supervisor

  • Responsible for the care, custody and control of all prisoners housed in the facility
  • Supervised all officers to ensure compliance with all Federal, State and Local Laws governing incarceration of prisoners
  • Conducted training classes for officers as a Field Training Officer (F.T.O.) and Supervisor
  • Dealt with prisoner riots and escapes when they occured
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
HS
Medical Course
Voc
Vocational Degree
6

Deputy Jailer

  • Maintained safety and security of facility and inmates
  • Performed inspections of facility and the individuals housed
  • Transported inmates
  • Safety inspections of outer facility and segmented areas
  • Oversaw visitation between outside visitors and inmates
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
7

Deputy Jailer

Booked individuals & entered their data into database

  • Responsible for handling inmates issues
  • Directed flow of traffic into & out of the jail
  • Supervised inmates in the jail
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Jailer

Secure and monitor the screens during visitation

  • Collects and stores inmates property and money
  • Performs housekeeping duties
  • Controls inmate population in the housing areas of the jail
  • Organizing and prioritizing work
  • Personal computers and related software
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Communication
9

Jailer

  • Monitor inmate behavior to prevent dangerous and/or inappropriate activities.
  • Verify warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
  • Transports inmates to and from court hearings and medical appointments
  • Maintains daily logs of shift activity.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Deputy Jailer

  • Maintains tower watch.
  • Updates the inmate roster.
  • Assures that inmates' needs are met (without compromising security)
  • Maintains jail security by: performing security checks every hour and half-hour within the cell block, performs other related duties as needed
  • Exercise's tact and awareness when dealing with inmates and watches for unusual behavior
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice

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