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Inmate Accounts Specialist

Douglas County

Public Safety

Job title:
Inmate Accounts Specialist

Job level:

Job description:

Primary Function:
Incumbents work under the direction of the Director of Corrections or designee performing account transactions to inmate accounts and processing inmate property inventories.

Douglas County is an EOE – Disability/Veterans

Salary Range: $ 18.82 /hour

Essential Functions:
*Verify money received from inmates and the public, and create deposit entries for funds.
*Perform daily cash drops and reconcile cash drawers.
*Establish and maintain effective work relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies and the public.
*Comply with Civil Service rules, collective bargaining agreements, County policies, department policies and laws creating a cooperative, safe, respectful and quality work environment.
*Prepare checks to government agencies, vendors, and the public on inmates’ behalf.
*Release account balance to inmates settling accounts upon release from custody.
*Adhere to department policies, procedures, and protocols.
*Maintain safety and security as a priority and incorporate in all actions.
*Provide copies of records to authorized agencies and personnel.
*Receive inmate personal property, inventory, receipt, store and release property.
*Prepare 30-day, destroyed, and missing property receipts for inmates.
*Process inmate property for the intended agency when transferring to another facility.
*Prepare informational reports and letters of incarcerations.
*Cooperate with law enforcement and staff conducting investigations.
*Answer phone calls, provide basic information (e.g. department, inmate status) and transfer calls.
*Provide notary services.
*Perform Inmate Services Associate duties, and provide administrative or clerical assistance.
*Provide training to staff.
*Safely operate a motor vehicle when required to travel on County business.
*Report to work with regular, consistent attendance.
*Perform other duties as assigned and/or directed.

*High school diploma or equivalent required.
*Two (2) years of clerical or cashiering experience required.***
*One (1) year of experience/training with MSOffice required.
*Valid driver’s license and own mode of transportation at the time of hire and maintained throughout employment required.
*Experience working in a correctional facility or law enforcement agency preferred.
*Eligibility to obtain and maintain Nebraska Notary Public and experience providing notary services preferred.
*Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
*Completion of a pre-employment criminal record check and post-offer drug screen and physical assessment required.
*Equivalent education beyond high school may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis.

Positions available:

Posted on:
January 9, 2024

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