WILLACY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT Jailers in RAYMONDVILLE, Texas

Essential Functions include the following. (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disability ies Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. Th is l ist is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive l isting of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class.) Other duties may be assigned. Monitors cameras to observe inmate movement and interaction and document any unusual occurrences; controls doors throughout the facility to control access into and out of various parts of the facility; communicate s with inmates to provide and receive information ; maintains daily activity log for succeeding shifts; transfer i n mates to and from bonding; receives criminal histories of inmates; conducts head counts of inmates; monitors incoming deliveries to assure no inmate leaves with the delivery truck. Prepares necessary paperwork and interviews inmates for criminal history, violent/aggressive tendencies, escape history , etc. to determine the most suitable housing assignment; finds inmates for assignment to trustee posit ions (inmate worker); enters data into inmate classification files; updates and produces various lists and documents/forms maintained on the computer; resolves disputes involving inmates; assigns P.l.N. numbers and communicates with the phone company to maintain the phone system. Oversees inmate visitations by the public and their attorneys; provides a uniform procedure of in mate visitation so all inmates that have completed the policy requirements may have visitors; answers and files requests from inmates pertaining to visitation; monitors visitation activity for both inmates and the public to ensure that visitation procedures are followed and maintained throughout the jail security at the same ti me; enters visitation information into the computer system; operates electronic control panel for visitation area. Operates the comm issary making deposits and withdrawals from inmate accounts as they order commissary items; invoices inmates accounts for payments; ensures total accuracy by balancing accounts daily; makes band deposits, balances checki ng accounts, writes checks; makes bank deposits; accounts for petty cash and replaces as needed; maintains accurate files provid ing an aud it trail for auditors; answers inqu iries; provides reports on sales, revenues, etc. to chain of command . Protects inmates from themselves and others; provides the equipment and supplies needed to maintain a clean environment in which to live; prohibits the growth and spread of disease and parasites; washes and disinfects personal clothes on a regular basis; promotes a clean work environment for fellow employees and/or inmates; inspects equipment to assure good working order; ensures the right chemicals are added to the machine; counts inmate clothing going into the machine to ensure the same amount comes back out. Transports inmates to and from district court and/or county court for hearings; transports inmates to and from other agencies; picks up and returns inmates due to bench warrants; transports inmates to and from other correctional facilities (e.g. Texas Department of Criminal Justice, state jails, etc.); transports inmates to and from scheduled doctor appointments, dentist appointments , and emergencies; transports inmates in the event of a funeral escort, warrant, court commitment, or family emergency.