Corrections Officers, Male and Female

Walla Walla, Washington 99362
7/30/2020

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Position Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Position: Corrections Officers, Male and Female
Salary Range: $3,564 - $5,014 per month DOE
Location: County Corrections Facility
Employment Type: Full-time (40 hrs. /wk.), Benefits Apply, Corrections Union

Closes: August 14, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for daily operations and the care and control of inmates in the Walla Walla County Jail, including booking procedures, disturbance control, fire control, suicide prevention, inmate medical needs and any law enforcement related issues. See the job description for the complete list of essential job functions.

Working Conditions: Duties are performed in the correctional facility, which is a 24/7 operation, in courts and in the field. In the field, the employee is exposed to varying and extreme weather conditions. Must have the strength and ability to apprehend, subdue and restrain inmates. Physical exertion may be required to climb stairs, run, bend, twist, reach, crawl through tight spaces, kneel in confined areas, sit for prolonged periods of time, move/push/pull or lift heavy objects exceeding fifty (50) pounds. Subject to 24-hour call-back for emergencies; great mental ability and exertion is required daily. Must be able to work rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. Conviction of a felony is a disqualifier. Must be able to obtain, within six (6) months, a Certificate of Corrections Officer. Applicant must have any equivalent combination of training, education and experience which would provide the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job as outlined. See the job description for the complete list of qualifications.

Required Testing: Physical ability tests: Tuesday, August 18, 2020: Female Testing at 9am and Male Testing at 10am at Borleske Stadium located at 409 E Rees Ave., Walla Walla, WA. Written exam: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 1:30pm at the HR training room located at 314 W. Main St. room 214., Walla Walla, WA.

Application, Job Description and Physical Ability Test Requirements: Human Resources Office, 314 W. Main Street, Room 216, Walla Walla, WA, or visit our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us to download a copy and apply online. Mailing address: HR/Risk Manager, PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362 (509)524-2600 hr@co.walla-walla.wa.us

SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, TESTING, ORAL INTERVIEW, BACKGROUND CHECK, DRIVING RECORD CHECK, POLYGRAPH and PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMS.

Type: Full-time