Salt Lake County

Classification Spec- Sheriff's Office

Requisition ID 2023-33160
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
2 weeks ago(1/17/2023 2:07 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   $33,384.00- $50,077.00 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



Classifies and assigns prisoners and manages their release dates.

One (1) year of full-time experience working in an administrative capacity in a professional office setting (government office, clinic or physician office, court or legal office, etc.).

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation. 


  • Conducts custody assessments for all incoming prisoners.
  • Classifies prisoners and assigns them to cells.
  • Reclassifies and reassigns prisoners due to status changes and prisoner behavior, including periodic reviews.
  • Calculates good time sentence reductions and enters adjustments to prisoner records.
  • Evaluates prisoner records to qualify prisoners for work assignments.
  • Analyzes records to build possible early release lists to manage jail overcrowding.
  • Reviews court commitments and determines prisoner release dates.
  • Responds to Prisoner Request Forms and prisoner questions.
  • Maintains supplies for Classification Unit.


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