Requisition Title: DETENTION SERVICE COMMANDER (TESTING)
Primary Location: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-TEXAS
SHERIFF_GENERAL SVCS - 133 N RIVERFRONT BLVD - DALLAS
Organization: SHERIFF-GENERAL SVCS
Brief Description All applicants must register in person to sit for the exam. This announcement serves as notification of registration for the Detention Service Commander (Sheriff's) exam. (1) Complete an on-line application via the Dallas County website (www.dallascounty.org) Click on Employment. (2) Register in person with Human Resources/Civil Service Department. (3) In order to qualify to sit for the written exam, candidates must meet all minimum eligibility requirements at the time of registration. Registration: When: Monday, July 01, 2019 through Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (no exceptions past this date) Where: Dallas County Human Resources/Civil Service Department Renaissance Tower 1201 Elm Street, 23rd Floor, Suite 2300-B Dallas, Texas 75270 Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Monday through Friday The written exam will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Detailed Description Directs the operations/management of an assigned jail facility which include but is not limited to: long/short range planning and goal setting, performance management/review, staffing, disciplinary actions, policy and procedures development and implementation; custody, control, health and welfare of inmates; and, facility maintenance. Commander works with limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Directs the operation/management of an assigned jail facility related to staffing: including hiring, training, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, time and attendance, and related job duties. Directs the administration of policies and procedures related to the proper confinement and security of inmates and ensures that rules and regulations are enforced, including but not limited to: security of the public and inmates in various secured area of the jail, unannounced detailed physical searches of inmates, cells, and other jail facilities for contraband, and responding to various types of emergencies (such as riots, escapes, urgent medical care, and related matters). Ensures the jail is in compliance with Texas Jail Standards and all government regulations and laws and advises the executive of present and future issues related to the Detention Division. In conjunction with executive staff, performs research and develops long and short-range strategic plans, goal setting, and performance management, to ensure the Detention Division is operated in a safe, secure, innovative, efficient, and cost effective manner. Directs the planning, coordinating, and placement of jail staff during normal and emergency conditions in accordance with applicable standards and protocol. Directs the preparation and documentation of work assignments, classification assignment committee, and records and reports of offenders. Direct the transporting of inmates to and from various locations, including local, statewide, regional and national pick-up and return system for individuals arrested by other law enforcement agencies. Directs inspections of the living accommodations of offenders for proper sanitation, and determines whether improvements are necessary; oversees the overall maintenance of buildings, equipment, and other property of the correctional facility related to the permanent improvement of the facility. Directs and approves requisitions, inventory, and issuance of supplies, materials, and equipment; implements and maintains systems and processes to track dissemination and expenditures of all inventories. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements An applicant must have on file documentation that the applicant meets the following standards: a high school diploma from an accredited high school or a high school equivalency certificate (GED). To sit for the exam, must have successfully maintained all State and Dallas County Sheriff's Department licensing/commissioning requirements AND one of the following: • Served at least two (2) years as a Detention Service Manager and have at least sixty (60) hours of college from an accredited college or university with a grade “C” or better; OR • Served at least two (2) years of continuous military service with honorable discharge, and have at least thirty (30) hours of college from an accredited college or university with a grade “C” or better AND served at least two (2) years as a Detention Service Manager (DSM); OR • Served six (6) continuous years as a Detention Service Manager. Must be TCOLE Certified as a Jailer or able to attain such certification within six months of employment. Must be available for 24-hour on-call duty. “Continuous employment” is defined as current employment in a TCOLE law enforcement position with no interruption/break in service. Prior to sitting for a promotional exam any probationary period must be completed, if applicable. Special Requirements/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Mandatory drug testing prior to employment, and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol testing during employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License, with a good driving record. Must be knowledgeable of rules and regulations of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. Must maintain current working knowledge of the Texas Penal Code and the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure and shall be proficient in the applicable laws concerning the uses of force. Must be able to obtain and maintain all State and Sheriff's Department Commissioning requirements. Must be able to perform defense tactics against individuals. Requires one or more of the following: prolonged sitting, standing, walking, running, ascending and descending of stairs, both inside and outside. Must be able to work varied days and shift schedules, to include weekends and holidays. Potential exposure to communicable diseases.
Additional Details The hiring process involves successful completion of each step or your application will be rejected. The steps include Criminal History Review, Polygraph Examination, Initial Interview, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, Psychological Examination, Supervisory Interview, and Background Investigation. Documents must be presented upon request: The following are required: • Citizenship: Must be a United States Citizen at the time of application. • Minimum Age: Must be 18 years of age. • High School Transcript or Diploma or GED Certificate or College Transcript • Texas Driver’s License that has not been suspended in the past twelve months. • Vision: at least 20/70 in each eye correctable to 20/20. Normal color and peripheral vision. • Hearing: Normal hearing in both ears. • Physical Examination: Must be physically sound and free from any deficit which might adversely affect performance of duty, personal safety, or the safety of others. • Height/Weight: proportionate If applicable, the following are needed: • Certified college transcript(s) • Current marriage license • Birth Certificate Social Security Card • Divorce Decree(s) – complete decree • Military Discharge (DD-214 long form) (MALES ONLY) Selective Service Registration Card or Exemption from Registration Proof of required licenses and/or certifications for certain positions
Minimum Salary : 6669.33
Maximum Salary : 6669.33
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Requisition ID: 003193