BOOKING CLERK-12 HR in Thornton, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Thornton, PA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Facility: George W. Hill

Compensation Base: $14.00 hourly

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position performs clerical tasks involving the processing of detainees into a prison, detention or jail facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Obtains initial personal data from detainees being processed into a facility through personal interviews.
  • Enters information and charges into the computer using appropriate format, codes, and abbreviations.
  • Complete PREA screener documentation.
  • Checks booking reports for accuracy.
  • Conducts checks of county, state, federal, and nationwide warrants to ensure that detainees do not have outstanding warrants.
  • Responds to inquiries and search files for requested information.
  • Creates inmate binders.
  • Maintains court orders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Proven clerical experience.
  • Working knowledge of general office policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Working knowledge of the functions, services, procedures, and regulations concerning detention center intake processing.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to work with antagonistic persons or with the public under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to proof own work and the work of others.
  • Ability to perform accurate computations and verification of data.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.