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Deputy Trainee - Corrections Officer

Company: Weber County
Location: Ogden
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

OVERVIEW:Under the supervision of a Utah Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) training facility, incumbents in this position are in a training mode for the period required to obtain Utah Peace Officer Certifications, to include: Special Functions Officer (SFO); and Basic Corrections Officer (BCO). Two (2) year employment contract to be signed at time of hire in order to recoup costs associated to fees regarding: Academy Registration, Tuition, Certification, etc..Upon successful completion of the Police Academy, the selected candidate will be moved to a Deputy Sheriff- Corrections Officer and will be assigned a position within the correctional facility. These shifts may include rotating, nights, graveyard, holiday and/or weekend shifts.YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class. Participates in and completes all training requirements for the position of Deputy Sheriff Corrections within the Weber County Sheriff's Office to include classroom study, physical training, scenario based training, and, on the job training. Performs other related duties as required.ABOUT YOU:Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: No experience required.Training: Meet minimum requirements for Corrections Officer Certification, as outlined in Utah State Code 536203 and, upon completion of the Academy assignment, 536205.Knowledge: Some knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment; some knowledge of typing and data entry procedures; working knowledge of spelling and grammar rules.Skills: Skilled in operating a computer.Abilities: Ability to successfully complete the Peace Officer Entrance Examination; ability to successfully meet P.O.S.T. physical fitness requirements.YOUR SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:Must qualify for Basic Corrections Officer (BCO) Certification at the completion of the required training. Must be a minimum of 19 years at the time of hire; must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State driver's license without current record of suspension or revocation in any State; must be found suitable for employment as a result of a background investigation and polygraph examination completed by the Weber County Sheriff's Office; must be able to read and write the English language; must pass a drug screening as required by Weber County. Must be a U.S. Citizen OR lawful permanent resident who meet the requirements of Utah Code 53-6-203.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

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Keywords: Weber County, Ogden , Deputy Trainee - Corrections Officer, Other , Ogden, Utah

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