MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED; vocational/technical training in Basic Law Enforcement; five (5) months previous experience and/or training involving law enforcement work. Must be Georgia POST certified. Must possess and maintain valid Peace Officer and firearms certifications. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. MUST BE A US CITIZEN. NATURE OF WORK: The purpose of this classification is to provide law enforcement and security to the County. SOME OF THE ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES INCLUDE: Secures inmates in holding cells or jails; oversees the processing of inmates into jail including booking and ID preparation; transports prisoners to and from court or doctor’s appointments; arranges and performs interstate extradition; supervises and assists in the bonding and releasing of prisoners; manages inmate control and movement; conducts shakedowns and searches for contraband; responds to inmate disturbances; follows the case status of inmates; maintains personal possessions of inmates; creates ledgers and accounts for inmates’ money; maintaining cash drawer for bond fees, processing checks; manages petty cash; transports mental patients to medical facilities; performs uniform patrol work; assists in investigations of crimes; maintains security for various facilities including court, jail, juror locations and other property located in the County; prepares and reviews various reports and documents such as booking reports, vehicle lists, personal property lists, hospital duty rosters, productivity reports, shift activity reports, arrest reports, accident reports, citizen complaint documents, court documents, affidavits, etc.; maintains files and makes copies as necessary; serves civil process papers including search warrants, protective orders, subpoenas and arrest warrants; oversees the uniform budget; orders and issues uniforms; attends staff meetings and other meetings as required. Performs other related duties as required. Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 160 pounds). SELECTION PROCEDURE: Selection will be made from a register of eligible applicants that may be established by education, work experience, test score, personal interview, credit check, criminal history, driving history (copy of driver’s license may be required), drug screen, and/or physical examination. TO APPLY: Applications may be submitted on-line at our County Website until the position is filled. Clayton County, Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.