Salt Lake County

Jail Clerk-Sheriff's Office

Requisition ID 2023-33154
# of Openings
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
2 weeks ago(1/13/2023 4:36 PM)
SLCO Department (Portal Searching)
Location : Location
Location : Address
3415 S 900 W
Location : Postal Code
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time (Merit)
Requisition Post Information* : Post End Date

Job Description

E-mail Star  $31,305.00- $45,813.00 DOE


+$1 per hour worked in environmental pay 

*All job-related experience must be included on the resume portion for it to be considered in the salary offer. 


Salt Lake County…A career with a purpose in the community you love! 

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading. 


What it is like to work here: 

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop. 


Surround yourself with: 

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live, work, and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place….it,s our heart and service that bring us together. 


We encourage a work life balance: 

Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck.  A career with Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks.  We support our employees with 12 Holidays, up to 24 vacation days, 12 sick days and one personal day every year.   


For Benefits information click HERE 




Provides prisoner services such as scheduling, receiving, and checking in visitors. Provides telephone services, screens prisoner mail, and directly delivers commissary merchandise to prisoners. 




One (1) year of clerical or administrative support experience. Must be a United States citizen 18 years of age or older. 

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required pre-employment background check. 




The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of specific duties and responsibilities will not preclude it from the position. 

Applicants must be prepared to demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation. 

  • Pre-schedules prisoner visits, verifies and records visitor information, answers questions on Jail policies, booking, charges, bail amount, and length of incarceration. Schedules book-and-releases. 
  • Answers and routes calls to employees; assists attorneys, judges, and bail bondsmen with call-in questions; assists callers who receive threatening calls from inside the Jail; and receives calls on serious injury, illness, or death notifications. Directs incoming calls to specific departments and answers civilian questions and concerns with regard to all departments within the Jail. 
  • Checks in visitors; provides orientation; coordinates professional walk-in visits from legal advisors, clergy members, and healthcare providers. 
  • Monitors multiple movement and waiting area cameras; directs visitors to correct area; facilitates movement to and from visitation areas. 
  • Runs warrants and record checks on visitors using BCI, III, and Offender Management System. 
  • Screen incoming and outgoing prisoner mail, email, magazines, newspapers, and books for irregularities or violations; monitors for contraband and biohazard material. Monitors protective orders and unauthorized prisoner-to-prisoner communications. Monitors for criminal activity within incoming letters. Documents prisoner behavior for disciplinary purposes. Processes incoming items and documents into prisoner property. 
  • Obtains prisoner signatures and performs notary services; receives funds through the mail, prepares deposits, updates prisoner  
  • Picks up and delivers inter-office mail, prisoner kites, and grievances. 
  • Processes out-going mail and returns insufficient postage mail to prisoners. 
  • Accepts delivery of pre-packaged commissary from contracted provider; maintains inventory; distributes merchandise to prisoners; completes daily and monthly financial/inventory records; delivers welfare items weekly. 
  • Updates OMS and commissary tracking systems; receives and sends information from other agencies and jurisdictions via telephone, email, or correspondence. 
  • Assists in training new employees. 
  • accounts on OMS. 
  • May be required to work a flexible schedule to cover for Supervisors when needed



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