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Correction Monitoring Technician

Orleans Parish Sheriff office - New Orleans, Louisiana

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Entry Level Salary:
$10.75 hourly

Job Description

Corrections Monitoring Technician
Salary Range :10.7500 To 10.7500 (USD) Hourly
Worker Category :Regular Full Time
Job Class
This is specialized work performing technical and clerical duties within a detention facility environment. Employees in this class perform diversified duties in support of detention facility functions, including but not limited to: detention facility ingress and egress, key control, booking, and inmate records. Primary duties and responsibilities include operating control panels and monitoring security devices within a detention facility to control and monitor access/movement while utilizing federal, state, and local criminal justice databases to enter, retrieve, research, and update inmate and/or missing persons information. Supervision is received from a correctional supervisor who reviews work in progress and upon completion for thoroughness, accuracy and adherence to established policies and procedures.
•Controls access to and within detention facilities/housing units, ensures proper operation of electronic doors, security devices/alarms, and alerts sworn personnel to conditions or circumstances which may inhibit the safe, secure, and efficient operations of the detention facility.
•Monitors closed circuit television cameras, telephones, alarm systems, intercom panels and/or control panel doors; coordinates documentation for inmate movement within assigned areas.
•Controls and monitors access/movement within detention facilities by operating control panels for gates and doors; checks identification of persons entering /exiting controlled areas; monitors safety of staff, visitors, and inmates, generate work orders for inoperable equipment.
•Records accurate entries in electronic and/or hand written log books; maintains visual and verbal contract with sworn staff to ensure safety and security.
•Serves as a communication liaison in the event of an emergency within detention facilities/housing units; and utilizes computer terminals for input and retrieval of various inmate information.
•Maintains accountability for keys, restraining devices and other emergency equipment assigned to posts; monitors in-house radio transmissions to maintain an awareness of activities within various areas of the assigned facility and records security checks conducted by sworn staff. 
•Alerts appropriate personnel of security violations and potentially threatening situations; controls exit and entry doors, hallways, elevators and sally ports and contacts designated personnel in case of an emergency.
•Conducts booking functions to include proofing affidavits for legal sufficiency and making entries into the criminal justice information systems.
•Processes arrest history data, prepares arrest sheets, pulls original cards and jackets, performs name verification, processes requests from fingerprints unit.
•Researches inmate records and makes requests for archived data/documents; receives and verifies court orders for accuracy and completeness and complies with court orders for sealing/expunging arrest and corrects recorded data.
Requisition ID1054

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Qualification Information

Thank you for your interest in employment with our agency. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for Correctional Officers and Civilian Positions to aid in our mission of the care, custody, and control of the men and women entrusted to our care. Qualified candidates are:

  • 20 years of age or older
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have an acceptable criminal history
  • Pass a battery of interviews and examinations
  • Possess an eagerness to serve their community

Criminal behavior that will disqualify applicants includes:

  • Felony convictions
  • Misdemeanor convictions within the past 2 years
  • A pattern of repeat misdemeanor and/or felony criminal offenses
  • Crimes of violence
  • Pending criminal court case(s)
  • Active warrant(s)
  • Marijuana use within the past 6 months
  • Any use of other illegal drugs within the past 10 years
  • Convicted of, pled guilty or nolo contendere to any misdemeanor involving crimes against persons, drugs, sexual offenses, or violation of civil rights of any person under the laws of the Constitution, United States Legislature, or law of any state or territory
  • Dishonorably discharged from any military service and/or arrested for any violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice that would constitute a felony or disqualifying misdemeanor in the State of Louisiana.
  • An unacceptable driving record within 2 years of application, as evidenced by, three or more negligent collisions; suspension for moving violations; revocation, or operating after suspension/revocation of driving licenses; DWI or DUI convictions.

Failure to fully disclose arrest and conviction history may result in immediate disqualification from the application proce

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20 years Old
  • Education: High School Diploma Or G.E.D.
  • Experience: less Than One Year

Contact Informaton

Noel Rivers

Orleans Parish Sheriff office
2800 Perdido Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
phone: (504) 249-7130

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