Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff

Job Details

Booking Clerk

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Job Title

Booking Clerk

Pay Scale

$15.48-$27.46 Hourly; $32,198.40-$57,116.80 Yearly

Starting Salary

$15.48 Hourly; $32,198.40 Yearly
 

Job Schedule (Subject to Change)

Non-Standard Hours Including Weekends and Holidays
 

Job Location (Subject to Change)

Orient Road Jail

Exempt

No

Probation

Twelve-month probationary period

Job Overview

Perform clerical tasks involving the processing of detainees into the detention facility.
 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
 
  • Obtain initial personal data from detainees being processed into a detention facility through personal interviews.
  • Enter information and charges into the computer using appropriate format, codes, and abbreviations.
  • Write assigned booking number on detainees’ wristband.
  • Take identifiable thumbprints from detainees and transfer them to cards for identification purposes.
  • Review criminal report affidavits received from Law Enforcement Officers for accuracy.
  • Conduct check of county, state, federal, and nationwide warrants to ensure that detainees do not have outstanding warrants.
  • Respond to inquiries and search files for requested information.
  • Maintain files and records and produce reports.
  • Determine if there are outstanding domestic violence injunctions against detainees.
  • Research computerized records to determine if inmates under 18 years of age have been sentenced as juveniles or adults.
  • Maintain court orders signed by judges for reduced or $0 bonds.
  • Notify supervisor if inmates are eligible for administrative release.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 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 use a computer terminal to quickly and accurately enter and retrieve data.

Minimum Qualification(s)

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.
 
A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
Two years of clerical experience; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
20 net words per minute on a typing test; or 70 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
Successful completion of a secretarial, business and office technology, or office professional training program; and
One year of clerical experience; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
20 net words per minute on a typing test; or 70 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
An associate's degree from an accredited college or university; and
One year of clerical experience; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and
20 net words per minute on a typing test; or 70 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
 

Additional Requirements

  • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:
 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training
 
 
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