PURPOSE OF THE JOB: to assist peace officers with administrative matters and to maintain care and custody of prisoners that are being held in the City Jail. This position also serves as the liason between the courts, the Friendswood Police Department and all other appropriate agencies.
DUTIES: maintain order and discipline within the facility; processes all incoming prisoners; enter arrest information into computer system; responsible for prisoner needs on a 24-hour basis according to shift assignment; daily notification of the judge as to prisoners being held; prepare paperwork for arraignment before the judge; conduct prisoner releases; conducts inspections of the jail facility area; respond to information requests; completes incident reports from citizens, both over the phone and in person; operates Intoxilyzer; operates AFIS.
REQUIREMENTS: must be a U.S. citizen; must have a High School Diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age; must have a valid Texas Driver's License; must be able to work all shifts; weekends, holidays, and emergency situations (hurricanes, flood, etc.); must have knowledge or ability to learn Federal State Laws and City Laws and ordinances related to municipal law enforcement administration, including laws of search and seizure and rules of evidence; ability to effectively communicate both orally and verbally; knowledge in the operation of AFIS/FMIS, JIMS AND DIMS.
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