BOOKING CLERK in Thornton, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Summary

This position leads in the work of collects, inspects, and inventories all personal property of incoming inmates with inmates assigned to it.  In addition, it is responsible for ensuring sanitation and hygiene compliance.  It requires familiarity with policies, procedures and practices established by the organization.  The sensitive nature of the position requires the incumbent to exercise discretion and retain confidentiality of information obtained by discussions or recorded data.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads in the work of collecting, inspecting and inventorying all personal property of incoming inmates when they first arrive at the facility.
  • Ensure sanitation and hygiene compliance.
  • Adheres to all policies, procedures, and specific facility regulations including posted special orders and instructions.
  • Assists with data entry and maintenance of computerized files.
  • Provides inmates with a receipt for all personal property stored for them, pursuant to facility policy.
  • Maintains inmate personal property in a safe and secure manner until their release from custody.
  • Develops and submits required reports relative to inmates' stored property, as well as other reports as required.
  • Prepares property for the release of inmates.
  • Assists in the inmate release process as required.
  • Responds to incoming telephone calls and takes messages in the absence of management personnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED certificate.
  • Two (2) years of administration support experience preferably in a correctional environment.
  • Experience in word processing and good knowledge of various software programs.
  • Working knowledge of general office procedures.
  • General clerical aptitude.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer