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Count Room Clerk

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Location: Venus, TX
Job ID: 47443
Facility: Sanders Estes Correctional Ctr

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Work with a purpose! Sanders Estes Unit located in Venus, Texas is now hiring career-minded people to assist with securing the safety of our community while positively impacting the lives of those on the inside.

Job title: Clerk – Count Room

Facility name: Sanders Estes Unit

Location: 1100 FM 1807, Venus, TX 76084

Pay: $11.00 per hour

Work schedule: Full-time; M-F, 8 hour days

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career growth

Job responsibilities: The clerk - count room is responsible for clerical tasks, systems and procedures related to count room in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Essential functions:

  1. Perform count room duties to assist with obtaining an accurate facility offender count.
  2. Operate office equipment such as personal computers, fax and copy machines and scanners.
  3. Perform data entry. Process information and paperwork to insure accurate record keeping.
  4. Assist with processing incoming and outgoing inmates.
  5. Assist in maintaining records of housing assignments at the facility level.
  6. Perform duties including typing correspondence, form letters, accountability forms, status reports and other required forms in a timely manner.
  7. Proofread records or forms; copy needed information from one record to another as required.
  8. Maintain confidentiality of all offender information.
  9. Receive telephone calls tactfully referring to the proper individual.
  10. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
  11. Maintain accountability of offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Minimum requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent or GED required.
  • One year related experience, including proficiency with various word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, and computer data entry experience preferred.
  • Valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Why: Make a real difference every day by helping to change lives.


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