Job title: Detention Guard – RCMP Dawson City
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Location: Dawson City RCMP
Working hours: Various shifts available (Day, Afternoons, Evenings and Nights)
Reports to: Site Supervisor or Client Services Manager
Starting Wage: $24.25 per hour plus RSP
- Liaise with officers to complete C-13 during the Book-in process of Prisoners.
- Conduct Lawyer calling and transfer to prisoners when connected to Lawyer for officers during the book in process.
- When required by officers retrieve Photo’s from the I-book system for investigational purposes and send to officer.
- Fingerprint Prisoner during Book In process with officer present.
- Fingerprint Undertaking scheduled clients with officer present.
- Organize and Maintain Undertaking Fingerprint schedule.
- Serve as Court scheduler for first appearance dates on officer’s undertakings.
- Manage and maintain proper Court documents that apply to prisoners with their C-13 while in Custody and prepare for sheriffs when required.
- When called upon by the Courts. Attend Court for Witness purposes as required.
- Complete Disposition forms and organize for storing prisoner effects when Sheriffs are unable to take when prisoner is going to VIRCC.
- Maintain and Upkeep Donation Clothing for Prisoner use when their clothing is substandard.
- Organize Cleaner cellblock to do list at end of shift.
- Food Log tracking of prisoner intake daily.
- Order Medications from Pharmacy for prisoners as necessary and liaise with Watch Commander for Pick up.
- Prepare Showers for prisoners when required.
- Conduct Escort Duties of Contractors throughout the building as required.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assess, monitor, and determine prisoners’ responsiveness frequently and at irregular intervals. Note all observations. If in doubt seek medical help.
- Monitor all prisoners to ensure their security, health and well being.
- Constantly monitor prisoners known to have or suspected of having suicidal tendencies and/or prisoners that have been examined by a medically trained professional.
- Assist an RCMP member when required to search prisoners.
- Ensure all personnel effects removed from prisoners by RCMP are properly secured.
- Organize meals for prisoners as required.
- Handle and dispense prisoner medication as directed by RCMP.
- Record prisoner activity and maintain the prisoner activity logbook.
- Watch prisoners while in hospital when and as directed by RCMP.
- Perform prisoner escort duties when and as directed by RCMP.
- Maintain cell block security.
- Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of cells when vacated or arrange janitor assistance.
- Perform light and emergency cleaning and maintenance duties that go to the custody protection and welfare of prisoners.
- Conduct searches of cells prior to occupation and when cells are vacated.
- Record and report any damages or repairs of fixtures and fittings within Cell Block.
- Ensure cell block keys are tagged and stored safely.
- Handle and dispense laundry items as required.
- Monitor fire safety and be fully conversant with fire orders.
- Perform other duties particular to the Detachment as laid out in the Unit Supplemental Orders.
Behaviors, Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
- Ability to remain alert while on duty.
- Ability to work in a range of weather conditions throughout shift.
- Must hold or be willing to obtain OFA 1
- Able to read and write either English and/or French.
- Work effectively with other people.
- Ability to remain in control under trying conditions.
- Capacity to be discrete.
- Willingness to undergo training as required.
- Willingness to accept responsibility.
- Capacity to work independently.
- Adequate physical condition.
- Conscientious, enthusiastic, and reliable.
Benefits and Perks:
- Free and paid training programs.
- Opportunities for advancement.
- A variety of shifts to maximize work-life balance!
- Exclusive partnership rates with BMO, Bell, and Hero Travel program
- Recognition and reward programs.
- Extended health, dental, and vision coverage.
- Free uniform and dry-cleaning reimbursement.
- Safety boot reimbursement and PPE provided (as applicable).
- RRSP contributions.
- Referral bonuses.
- And more!