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Facility Officer (Part-Time)

Company: Nashville Sheriff: Davidson County Sheriff's Offic
Location: Nashville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Nashville Sheriff: Davidson County Sheriff's Office is looking to hire Part-time Facility Officers in Nashville.
Starting pay is $30 an hour.
Position DescriptionThis is a Non-Civil Service position located with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office.--Supervise and maintain security of inmates and correctional facilities. Perform related duties as required.--Position does not average in excess of 20 hours per week within the six-month window. DCSO does not guarantee any set number of hours.----Employees work in a correctional environment that requires physical stamina and exposure to hazardous and stressful situations. Employees may be required to work varying shifts and weekends and must be able to defend themselves or others against physical attack.--
Typical DutiesMaintain an accurate count of inmates and equipment in assigned areas----------------Log when inmates are assigned / moved from housing unit----------------Conduct audit and formal counts to ensure the correct inmates are present----------------Update inmate location and status in computer systems----------------Conduct informal counts at irregular intervalsUphold facility security----------------Monitor cells / units to ensure that inmates do not leave their assigned areas----------------unless authorized----------------Control access to security doors to prevent unauthorized persons for entering/exiting----------------Monitor inmates to prevent security breaches and inappropriate behavior in the facility----------------Communicate with other officers and employees using hand-held radios or phones----------------Conduct inspections of housing units throughout the shift to ensure integrity of furniture, fixtures, and equipment----------------Oversee/supervise all inmate activity----------------Perform security observation tours as defined in policy and procedure------------------Coordinate and direct inmate movement (e.g., court, work areas) at proper time----------------Investigate and report any incidents in assigned area----------------Supervise inmate workers on clean-up detail----------------Supervise distribution of food trays and beverages during meal timeManage emergency situations------------------Attempt to deescalate volatile situations to prevent assaults, riots, etc.----------------Respond to aid other officers or staff needing assistance----------------Use force in accordance with DCSO policy to physically move, control or restrain--an inmate or inmates when necessary----------------Properly apply restraints (handcuffs, leg irons, restraint chair, etc.) in accordance with DCSO policy----------------Utilize chemical agents in accordance with DCSO policy
Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a High School Diploma or equivalent at time of selection
  • Twenty-one (21) years of age at time of hire
    Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.--
    ---For more information or to apply, click "Apply now".---The Nashville Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Nashville Sheriff: Davidson County Sheriff's Offic, Nashville , Facility Officer (Part-Time), Other , Nashville, Tennessee

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