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Requisition Number: 17-5630
Job Title: Corrections Spec
Salary: $29,120
Salary Grade: 11
Opening Date: 09/13/2017
Closing Date: 09/25/2017
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Hours: 40
Department: Elected Offices
Division: COUNTY JAIL-9120000000
Section: Adult Detention Center
Work Location: Adult Detention Center - 3415 South 900 West
Important Information:


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Please take the test ONCE as only the first score will be accepted.  Tests taken for previous jobs to which you have applied will not be considered for this application. 


After a conditional offer of employment is made, the Sheriff's Office will conduct a comprehensive background investigation. The investigation includes but is not limited to, current and past work history, a criminal history check, social networking, blogs and Internet sites. 


This position works in the Salt Lake County Jail, which is a locked down facility. You will have direct contact with prisoners, and therefore may be exposed to stress as a result of human behavior in a jail environment.

The schedule for this position requires the ability to work rotating shifts, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Position Description:


Creates and updates prisoner records to book prisoners into jail, updates prisoner locations and assignments, and processes court appearance paperwork and release documents.


One (1) year of office support experience performing office related tasks, creating documents, maintaining records, processing paperwork, entering data, and customer service. 

Must pass a Sheriff’s Office background check

Must be 18 years of age   

Must be a U.S. Citizen   


  • Interacts with arresting officers and reviews warrants and other court and legal documents.
  • Creates prisoner records and updates records as new information is received.
  • Determines appropriate court and jurisdiction for all charges and warrants.
  • Performs criminal history checks and updates and records information for appropriate court.  
  • Interviews prisoners to create prisoner profiles and records possible liability issues.
  • Notifies housing units of prisoner court dates, releases, holds, etc.
  • Assembles Remanding Orders and prepares documents for prisoner court appearances.
  • Reviews prisoner records to establish release dates.
  • Notifies arresting agencies, pre-trial services, or other outside agencies of the release of prisoners.
  • Processes requests for releasing prisoners to court appearances, transfers between jails and prisons, and court-ordered appointments.
  • Responds to Prisoner Request Forms and prisoner questions.
  • Screen and identify participants for the Inmate Placement Program
  • Assist in overseeing the housing of Salt Lake County prisoners within other County Jails throughout the State of Utah
  • Create professional working relationships with outside County Sheriff’s Offices to ensure success of the project
  • Coordinate transportation requirements of program participants
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