The City of Glendora seeks an independent, responsible and driven professional with integrity and strong interpersonal skills to join our City team as a Jailer in the Police Department. The Jailer is a key position in the day-to-day operations that come with a functioning 24 hour jail facility. The ideal candidate will be a motivated, detail oriented and confident individual with excellent communication and reasoning skills. A successful candidate will demonstrate solid judgement, tact and calm in sometimes volatile situations. If you have high ethical standards, and a desire to serve the public, this is your opportunity!
Under general supervision, operates the City jail; processes and books prisoners; monitors the condition and status of individuals held in custody; completes related forms; performs other related work as assigned.
Some of the typical duties of the Jailer include but are not limited to the following:
- Books, photographs, strip searches, and takes fingerprints and/or DNA samples of incoming prisoners; obtains information from prisoners and completes forms regarding medical background and other matters; completes tattoo charts; observes prisoner’s physical and mental state to determine proper cell placement or need for medical or other attention; transports prisoners; performs blood alcohol testing and obtains breath samples using an Intoximeter; escorts prisoners to cell; provides for telephone calls and visitations.
- Catalogs property brought into jail; books, stores, and maintains evidence; releases property to owners.
- Monitors the activities and condition of prisoners in the jail; physically controls prisoners as required; calls for medical or other assistance; prepares and delivers meals; distributes mail; inspects cells for safety and cleanliness including light housekeeping duties.
- Checks files and uses computer to locate warrants and to obtain criminal history; registers arsonists, sex and narcotics offenders; receives, records, and accounts for bail money.
- Inventories and orders jail supplies.
- Assigns bail; receives and reviews bail forms for consistency with regulations; releases prisoners after accepting bail; receives, records, and accounts for bail money.
- Transports prisoners to and from court or other prisoner holding facilities.
- Provides temporary assignment and vacation relief for other staff which may include assisting in the Records, Dispatch or Facility Operations Divisions.
For a complete job description, applicants may go to the City’s website at www.ci.glendora.ca.us or contact the Human Resources & Risk Management Department.
Education and/or Experience
High school graduation or equivalent plus three years of employment experience requiring extensive customer or public contact. Prior experience as a jailer or working in a custodial environment is desirable.
Knowledge and Skill Levels
Working knowledge of basic office procedures; English, both written and oral; ability to learn and understand law enforcement practices and procedures.
Possession of or ability to obtain a Class C California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record during the course of employment. May be required to obtain a Class B California driver’s license.
Successful completion of the Corrections Officer Training Program as prescribed by the Department and the State of California within one year of appointment.
Possession of or ability to obtain within six months of appointment, certification to use the Intoximeter breath machine.
WRITTEN EXAM: TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED MARCH 22, 2018.
INTERVIEWS: TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED APRIL 3, 2018.
APPLY ONLINE AT: www.CalOpps.org CLOSING DATE: MARCH 2, 2018 4:00 PM. A completed online employment application is required and must be submitted at www.calopps.org. Incomplete, late, emailed, faxed, and hard copy applications are not accepted. Resumes are not considered in lieu of the required employment application available at CalOpps. Certificates, resumes, and cover letters must be uploaded with your application on the CalOpps website. The City of Glendora is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, marital status, medical condition or disability. Please notify the Human Resources & Risk Management Department in advance if you require special accommodations to participate in any phase of the selection process.
THE CITY OF GLENDORA: Glendora, “Pride of the Foothills,” (pop. 50,000+) is nestled at the base of the scenic San Gabriel Mountains, in Los Angeles County. Located approximately 27 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Glendora offers convenient access to major commercial, cultural, educational and recreational areas in Southern California. The City boasts excellent public and private schools, lush parks, comprehensive community services and one of the lowest crime rates in Los Angeles County. Glendora's diversified business community ranges from the downtown "Village” to corporate headquarters of major companies. Glendora is also one of Southern California's most attractive residential communities, with a variety of homes, from cozy turn-of-the-century cottages to prestigious executive hillside estates. From tree-lined neighborhood streets and quaint downtown Village shops to the modern architecture of the City’s business center, Glendora is a haven from the fast pace of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: This is an Open/Promotional Recruitment. Only those candidates who appear best qualified, based on the requirements listed on the front of this flyer and review of all submitted applications, resumes and supplemental materials for background, experience and training, will be invited to any combination of written, performance or oral appraisals to further evaluate their job related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. It is the candidate's responsibility to accurately provide all pertinent information on the application. The City of Glendora will NOT accept any additions, corrections or revisions to candidate's applications after the eligibility determination has been made. Candidates will be notified of all times and dates of examinations. Probationary work test period is one year.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: For non-executive Open Recruitments, three additional points will be added to the passing score of veterans who are honorably discharged with one year or more of active military duty. The DD-214 form must be submitted at time of application.
SALARIES: All stated salaries are based on present information, subject to change. Appointments are generally made at the first step of a five step pay plan. All salaries are subject to statutory payroll deductions. Federal law requires that all new employees contribute 1.45% of their monthly salary to the Medicare system. All City employees are paid on a biweekly basis, for a total of 26 pay periods per year.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Applicants must be free from conditions that would preclude satisfactory performance of the essential functions of the job applied for. Applicants for positions in the Police Department must pass a written exam, oral interview, administrative review, polygraph, background investigation, physical exam and drug screen test. Subsequent to a job offer, the City of Glendora requires a pre-employment physical examination. Candidates will be examined by a City physician, at City expense, before the appointment is approved. Candidates are cautioned not to resign or give notice to present employers until they qualify on the medical examination. The City of Glendora conforms to State and Federal obligations to make reasonable accommodation for applicants and workers with disabilities. Please notify the Human Resources & Risk Management Department in advance if you require special accommodations to participate in any phase of the selection process.
RETIREMENT: Retirement benefits for all full-time employees are provided by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). An employee who is hired by the City from another CalPERS agency or an agency with CalPERS reciprocity, or with a break in service 6 months or less, (aka “Classic” member) shall receive the CalPERS benefit formula of 2% at 60 and pay the 7% member contribution. An employee who is a new enrollment in CalPERS, is not coming from an agency with CalPERS reciprocity, or has a break in service greater than 6 months (aka “New” member), shall be enrolled in the CalPERS benefit formula of 2% at 62 and pay the 6.25% member contribution. No contributions are paid by the City or employee into the Social Security system.
INSURANCE: The City provides a flexible benefit plan of $850 per month from which employees pay their medical, dental and dependent vision insurance premiums. An additional $200 per month is available for city offered medical plans. The City pays the employee's vision insurance premium and provides a $30,000 life insurance policy.
VACATION: Vacation for employees with less than 5 years of service is 10 working days per year. Employees earn longevity vacation credit at the rate of 1 additional working day per year after 5 years service to a maximum of 18 working days.
HOLIDAYS: Glendora Municipal Employee Association employees receive 12 City holidays (96 hours) each calendar year (subject to the provisions in the MOU), and one floating holiday (8 hours) each fiscal year.
SICK LEAVE: Sick leave is accumulated at the rate of 3.69 hours per pay period with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave is converted to service credit upon retirement when retirement date is within four months of employment separation.
EMERGENCY SERVICE: In accordance with California Government Code 3100, all City of Glendora employees are disaster service workers and may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty, in the event of an emergency or disaster.
EDUCATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM: A tuition reimbursement program for approved courses is offered to permanent employees to encourage increased knowledge and work proficiency.
E-VERIFY: To comply with federal law, the City of Glendora participates in E-Verify. All newly hired employees are required through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify their identity and employment eligibility. Section 1 of the Form I-9 will be completed on your first day of employment. On your first day, but no later than your third day, you will need to bring original documentation to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: All Glendora Municipal Employee Association employees must have and maintain a permanent primary residence within 65 miles or less of Glendora City Hall.
The level and type of benefits provided by the City of Glendora to employees are subject to change as a result of periodic contract amendments between recognized employee associations and the City.
The City of Glendora is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, marital status, medical condition or disability.
Glendora Municipal Employee Association employees are subject to an agency shop fee or service fee upon commencement of City employment.
THE CITY OF GLENDORA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY OR REVOKE, WITHOUT NOTICE, ANY OR ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS BULLETIN PRIOR TO THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT, AND TO WAIVE ANY NON-SUBSTANTIVE JOB REQUIREMENT AND MAKE SUBJECTIVE DECISIONS INTERPRETING AND ASSESSING THE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS OF ANY CANDIDATE, INCLUDING THE DETERMINATION THAT NONE OF THE CANDIDATES, EVEN THOSE WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, ARE APPROPRIATE FOR THE POSITION.