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Booking Clerk

Company: Laramie County
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryUnder general supervision, performs a variety of administrative duties related to theprocessing and disposition of inmates and inmate records; participates in the booking and release of inmates, and monitors security in the Detention Facility.Essential Job Functions(Essential function, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may includethe following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)Monitors safety and security of the staff, inmates, visitors and facility; operates door release panel, and monitors security cameras.Participates in booking and identifying new inmates; verifies information on booking forms; obtains signatures; oversees telephone usage; obtains photographs; processes property and money for safekeeping; types information on standard forms and inputs data into computer system.Creates, updates and maintains criminal records files; researches files and computer databases.Reviews and verifies court reports and legal documents, and processes according to policy and procedures; updates automated and manual inmate records and tracking systems.Receives records requests, and sends information to law enforcement officers, courts, and other agencies and jurisdictions.Checks local and state warrants, and collects and distributes related paperwork according to policies and procedures.Monitors court calendars, schedules court appearances and enters data into computer system.Reviews and processes inmate paperwork and computer files to assist with their release from facility.Answers incoming phone calls; assists callers with rules & regulations, government forms and other documents; provides information and assistance within designated scope of authority.Provides a wide range of clerical support and administrative duties.Performs other duties as assigned or required.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:High school diploma or GED equivalent, AND two (2) year's clerical and computer experience; OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must pass a thorough background investigation, and obtain Notary Public and NCIC (Limited Use) certification within six months of hire.Knowledge of County policies and procedures.Knowledge of basic functions, procedures, and policies of the Sheriff's Department.Knowledge of basic laws and regulations governing the release of information from law enforcement agency records.Knowledge of legal terminology, and court processes and procedures.Knowledge of the principles of record keeping and records management.Skill in reviewing documents and extracting relevant information.Skill in accurate data entry.Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.Skill in interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.Skill in remaining alert at all times and reacting quickly and calmly in emergency situationsSkill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with public officials, outside agencies, County staff and the general public.Skill in effectively communicating verbally and in writing.

Keywords: Laramie County, Cheyenne , Booking Clerk, Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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