Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Booking Clerk

US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
2017-1359

Salary Minimum

USD $32,198.40/Yr.

Salary Maximum

USD $52,535.91/Yr.

Overview

Perform clerical tasks involving the processing of detainees into the detention facility.

Schedule

Non-standard hours including holidays and weekends.

Probation

Twelve-month initial probationary period

Location (Subject to Change)

Orient Road Jail

Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. 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. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Obtain initial personal data from detainees being processed into a detention facility through personal interviews.
  • Enter information and charges into the computer using appropriate format, codes, and abbreviations.
  • Write assigned booking number on detainees’ wristband.
  • Take identifiable thumbprints from detainees and transfer them to cards for identification purposes.
  • Review criminal report affidavits received from Law Enforcement Officers for accuracy.
  • Conduct check of county, state, federal, and nationwide warrants to ensure that detainees do not have outstanding warrants.
  • Respond to inquiries and search files for requested information.
  • Maintain files and records and produce reports.
  • Determine if there are outstanding domestic violence injunctions against detainees.
  • Research computerized records to determine if inmates under 18 years of age have been sentenced as juveniles or adults.
  • Maintain court orders signed by judges for reduced or $0 bonds.
  • Notify supervisor if inmates are eligible for administrative release.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of general office policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Working knowledge of the functions, services, procedures, and regulations concerning detention center intake processing.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to work with antagonistic persons or with the public under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to proof own work and the work of others.
  • Ability to perform accurate computations and verification of data.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to use a computer terminal to quickly and accurately enter and retrieve data.

Minimum Qualifications

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

 

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of clerical experience; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
20 net words per minute on a typing test; or 70 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university; and
One year of clerical experience; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
20 net words per minute on a typing test; or 70 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.

OR
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and Successful completion of a secretarial, business and office technology, or office professional training program; and
One year of clerical experience; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
20 net words per minute on a typing test; or 70 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.

Additional Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
  • No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation or update including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, and medical evaluation.

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