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This position performs a variety of work in the monitoring of county, state and federal detainees and maintains the security and safety of inmates and staff.

• Performs booking procedures, including receiving, booking and assigning prisoners to cells; performing body searches; fingerprinting, and photographing prisoners, etc.
• Maintains custody of prisoners’ private property.
• Maintains the safe and orderly operation of the County jail facility; monitors security cameras and door warning lights; screens and monitors visitors. Inspects all of inmates’ incoming and outgoing mail and telegrams.
• Inspects facilities regularly.
• Monitors the condition and activities of prisoners.
• Delivers meals and dispenses medication to inmates at proper times, using prescribed procedures.
• Provides for inmates’ medical attention as required.
• Provides and monitors religious, educational, and recreational programs for prisoners.
• Collects and purchases commissary items for inmates; collects money and records commissary purchases.
• Prepares prisoners for court appearances; provides transportation as necessary.
• Administers First Aid in emergency situations.
• Releases prisoners on writs, court orders, bail bonds, payments of fines or expirations of terms.
• Receives and responds to public inquiries regarding department policies and procedures.
• Prepares and submits required records and reports.
• Performs general office work, including but not limited to entering computer data, copying and filing documents, etc.
• Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Pertinent federal, state and county laws and regulations.
  • Procedures and methods in jail operations.
  • Use and care of physical restraints used in controlling inmates.
  • Principles and practices of record-keeping and reporting.
  • Standard radio operations.

Ability to:

  • Learn the principles and practices of inmate classification.
  • Work under stressful or dangerous conditions, often involving considerable personal risk or risk to others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Accurately observe and recall incidents and situations encountered.
  • Monitor, supervise and control prisoners.
  • React quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
  • Deal courteously, yet firmly and effectively with the public in police situations
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain records and prepare required reports.
  • Learn to use computers for word processing and records maintenance.


$23.45 – $28.51 hourly

*Plus $10,000 Hiring/Retention Bonus for New Hire
*Plus $20,000 Hiring/Retention Bonus For Lateral Hire

Applications will be accepted until:
Friday, June 9th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
The written test is scheduled for the week of
June 19th, 2023.
A complete application packet MUST include:
-A Glenn County Employment Application
-Cover Letter -Resume -GCPER 44/Conviction Form
To apply for this job opportunity, submit a completed
County of Glenn application packet for Employment
online at or to:
525 W. Sycamore Street
Willows, CA 95988
Telephone (530) 934-6451 – Fax (530) 934-6452
TDD – No Voice (530) 934-6444

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 23.45
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 28.51
    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes