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Corporal

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$27.62 $38.66 $4,787.37 $6,700.94 $57,445.00 $80,423.00

Description

Performs a variety of complex law enforcement tasks and provides supervisory assistance for the assigned shift. Acts in the absence of first-line supervisor by providing supervision of staff and assuring operations tasks as completed. Provides highly responsible line assistance to assigned supervisor.

This description covers the classification of Corporal and is common to all areas. Areas that require additional essential functions, knowledge, skills, abilities, & qualifications are noted throughout the job description. This Corporal description contains information for the classification of Corporal in the following areas: ACA Accreditation, Booking, Compliance, Crime Lab, Detention Classification Officer, Fugitive, Inmate Labor, Inmate Worker Supervisor, Patrol, Security, and Transportation.

Duties

The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
  • Receives general Supervisor or direction from a sergeant or higher-level Supervisor.
  • Exercises indirect and direct supervision over deputies, reserve deputies, civilian employees, volunteers, and inmates as needed.
  • When the sergeant is not on duty, serve in the capacity of first-line Supervisor and assume the responsibility for the supervision of his/her work group. Provides direct supervision to all assigned officers and direction to other employees, as necessary, throughout the facility; schedule shift personnel; review and approve reports; and take charge of difficult and complex situations.
  • Serve as a lead worker for other employees; answer technical questions regarding operational issues; answer questions regarding other areas as delegated by a Supervisor.
  • Provide input to the Sergeant regarding training needs and performance of lower level personnel.
  • Prepare and review documentation of shift activity, reports of unusual incidents observed or emergency situations encountered, or other documentation required as a part of assigned duties.
  • Complete and maintain records, logs, and reports.
  • Conducts criminal investigations and participates in hearings and court cases, as assigned; assist officers in preparing reports in cases for trial and may personally appear in court to present evidence and testimony; review and approve reports submitted by officers.
  • Analyze and synthesize a variety of data concerning agency activities; prepare reports and statistics.
  • Perform duties as Field Training Officer.
  • Provide information to citizens and/or other criminal justice system employees on rules and regulations of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office; preserve good relationships with the general public.
  • Assist in the investigation of complaints against platoon members and report findings.
  • Perform all line officer duties as a Larimer County officer within assigned area.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Corporal - ACA Accredetation
  • Participate as part of an employment oral board.
  • Perform background investigations on applicants within the employment process.
  • Write agency policies, procedures, rules, orders, etc. from raw data or knowledge; edit policies, procedures, rules, orders, etc. to comply with agency standards; update previously written policies based on knowledge of agency operations or upon request.
  • Study and evaluate all ACA standards and determine how they apply to Detention Center operating procedures; assist other agency members in evaluating and applying ACA standards.
  • Organize ACA materials; set deadline dates for submission of ACA documentation; monitor ACA materials, files, and documentation; maintain ACA documentation both on computer and assessment files.
  • Initiate, read, evaluate, and process correspondence and memorandum regarding operational and administrative activities.
  • Develop and provide training to Detention staff regarding accreditation and related information and processes.
  • Act as a resource or expert in program area, providing technical guidance to less experienced staff; responds to external requests for accreditation information.
  • Provide informational tours of facilities.
  • Participate as part to periodic facility tour to ensure compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Prepare a variety of reports using appropriate grammar, spelling, and punctuation; process reports as appropriate (i.e., files, alphabetizes, labels, etc.).
  • Performs duties as a security Corporal on an as needed basis.
Corporal - Booking
  • Supervises and assumes responsibility for detention booking and release activities.
  • Maintain computerized booking systems, including fingerprint and photo imaging systems.
  • Conducts visual and audio surveillance of inmates for extended periods of time.
  • Reads and interprets legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons, and other legal writs and court documents for other staff assigned to the Booking Room.
  • Maintains contact with other law enforcement agencies and various courts (i.e., municipal, county, district, federal) to ensure appropriate compliance with judicial orders.
  • Processes and releases inmates, including taking booking photographs and obtaining a serviceable set of fingerprint impressions.
  • Monitors and signs-off on ALL booking release documents. Approves the release of inmates.
  • Performs crisis intervention functions to include inmate and staff counseling, suicide prevention, recognition of abnormal behavior, and implementation of appropriate intervention action.
  • Performs searches of people and objects capable of concealing contraband.
  • Puts on and operates a self-contained breathing apparatus and extinguishes small fires by using a fire extinguisher or other appropriate means.
  • Performs rescue functions at accidents, emergencies, and disasters.
  • Assist officers in preparing reports in cases for trial and may personally appear in court to present evidence and testimony; review reports submitted by officers.
  • Analyze and synthesize a variety of data concerning Detention Center activities; prepare reports and statistics.
  • Monitor and report to the Booking Sergeant issues and trends related to inmate population.
  • Serves as Assistant Detention Supervisor at off-site facilities for mass arrest functions.
  • Maintain and report problems with all booking equipment; train staff in the proper use of the equipment, make recommendations on purchase of new equipment as needed. Resolve any maintenance concerns.
  • Maintains post orders and supplies for the Booking Room.
  • Assist the transportation unit Supervisor in the transportation of inmates as required by staffing levels and transportation needs.
  • Conducts criminal investigations within the Detention Center, as assigned.
Corporal - Detention Classification Officer
  • Assess program needs and develop objectives, goals, and standards accordingly. Monitor program performance and implement suggestions for improvement.
  • Direct and supervise the inmate classification process.
  • Facilitate inmate classification and housing changes.
  • Determine classification procedures and assist in the development of agency policy.
  • Write agency policy for selection of inmate workers and pod workers and apply policy.
  • Oversee the coordination of inmate classification issues with security, medical, programs, mental health, and inmate work supervision staff; assist others in reconciling differences and reaching consensus on difficult issues.
  • Conduct daily Classification Board; read and summarize behavior reports accumulated since the previous board meeting; prepare a daily meeting agenda based on recent behavior reports, ongoing board issues, patterns, or progressive reports indicating need for board's attention; facilitate group decision making; prepare and distribute appropriate paperwork.
  • Coordinate the review and disposition of inmate worker applications; this includes reviewing the background and initiating a decision on eligibility of the inmate for inmate worker status through examination of existing criteria.
  • Coordinate and document the review of inmates classified as Administrative Segregation; schedule and facilitate monthly Administrative Segregation Inmate Review as a team.
  • Develop and implement staff training on classification issues.
  • Review criminal history on all incarcerated inmates and disseminate pertinent information to administration, Supervisors, and staff.
  • Respond to the most difficult complaints and request for information concerning classification decisions.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the classification system and classification board, implement alterations in classification structure; plan and direct new functions.
  • Prepare documentation on high security/disciplinary detention inmates and forward to the Department of Corrections and/or other law enforcement agencies.
  • Perform intake interviews with inmates in the absence of assigned staff.
  • Complete background investigations on eligible applicants.
  • Assist with transportation of inmates.
  • Perform crisis intervention functions to include inmate counseling, suicide prevention, recognizing abnormal behavior, and implementing appropriate intervention action.
  • Collect evidence and substances that provide the basis of criminal offenses or administrative violations.
  • Gather information in inmate disciplinary investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects, and staff, and exercise independent judgment to determine when disciplinary action should be recommended.
Corporal - Compliance Officer
  • Write Sheriff's Office policies and procedures from raw data or knowledge that pertains to inmate discipline, facility fire, safety and sanitation; update previously written policies based on knowledge of Sheriff's Office operations or upon request.
  • Develop a thorough understanding and familiarity with the fire, safety, and disaster response plans for the Larimer County Detention Center and ensure compliance therewith.
  • Ensure that the Larimer County Detention Center Fire Safety Plans are in accordance with regulations set forth by the Poudre Valley Fire Authority and the American Correctional Association.
  • Facilitate semi-annual fire inspections conducted by the Poudre Valley Fire Authority.
  • Facilitate annual inspections by the County Health Department and the Larimer County Risk Management staff.
  • Conduct, at least quarterly, a Fire and Evacuation Drill for the Larimer County Detention Center and record the results of all such drills.
  • Retrieve and provide documentation to the ACA Coordinator dealing with the Discipline, Fire, Safety and Sanitation standards set forth in the ACA Standards for Jails.
  • Conduct a facility wide fire, safety and sanitation inspection at least once a week; conduct an inspection of fire equipment at least once a week and maintain documents of this inspection on file; ensure that there is clear access to fire extinguishers, fire control panels and fire exits are maintained at all times.
  • Conduct training for staff pertaining to policies and procedures on control of fire ignition and fire fuel sources, location and use of fire detection equipment, procedures for responding to fire emergencies, use of portable fire extinguishers, use of contained breathing apparatus and elements of facility evacuation.
  • Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets on corrosive, flammable, and toxic materials.
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Ensure that proper procedures are in place and complied with pertaining to the disposal of hazardous waste produced by the Larimer County Detention Center.
  • Conduct investigations into disciplinary issues; conduct interviews; reviews records; documents findings and make recommendations.
  • Serve as the primary impartial Member of the Inmate Disciplinary Hearing Board; schedule and solicit other important staff members and conduct hearings.
  • Provide statistical analysis of inmate rule violations.
  • Record and maintain Inmate Disciplinary Hearings records.
  • Relieve housing officers for meal breaks.
  • Conduct visual and audio surveillance of inmates for extended periods of time.
  • Perform crisis intervention functions to include inmate counseling, suicide prevention, recognition of abnormal behavior, and implementation of appropriate intervention action.
  • Determine appropriate classification of inmates and assess and respond to the needs of special populations.
  • Process and release inmates, including taking their photographs and obtaining a serviceable set of fingerprint impressions.
  • Detect and collect evidence and substances that provide the basis of disciplinary violations and, at times, criminal offenses.
  • Gather information in inmate disciplinary investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects, and staff, and exercise independent judgment to determine when disciplinary action should be recommended.
Corporal - Crime Lab
  • Supervise and assume responsibility for crime scene investigation activities during an assigned shift and on an on-call basis; collect and store evidence; make sketches and diagrams; takes photographs; interviews witnesses and suspects and takes statements.
  • Process evidence performing a variety of laboratory tests; coordinates with the Colorado Bureau of Investigations; examines latent fingerprints using computerized systems and databases.
  • Supervise and personally participate in investigations, including the gathering, processing, preserving, and analysis of evidence, questioning of witnesses, etc.
  • Prepare evidence reports to help prepare cases for trial and may personally appear in court to present evidence and testimony.
  • Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes. Provide technical and professional assistance upon request.
  • Assist Supervisor in budgeting and purchasing activities; maintain an inventory of supplies, equipment and materials.
  • Train other law enforcement personnel in crime scene security, processing and evidence collection.
Corporal - Fugitive
  • Maintain sex offender registration files, which includes entry and modification into the Colorado Crime Information Center and National Crime Information Center; train and supervise fugitive personnel and oversee this program.
  • Organize and maintain a countywide compliance check program of convicted sex offenders.
  • Conduct compliance checks on registered sex offenders; make arrests or file charges on offenders who are found to be in violation of CRS 18-3-412.5.
  • Supervise all aspects of the most serious and complex fugitive cases that occur.
  • Assist other employees and other agencies in locating suspects wanted for questioning on current cases they may be investigating as well as fugitives.
  • Contact and cooperate with other agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of fugitives.
  • Operate the CCIC/NCIC system in order to obtain information on a subject such as, driver's license history, pawn records, parole/probation officer info. etc.
  • Make arrests on a daily basis; assist Patrol when necessary; develop and investigate leads to make arrests on assigned warrants; interview victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court; transport suspects for booking; and serve warrants, subpoenas, and civil documents.
Corporal - Inmate Labor Coordinator
  • Manage and supervise inmate workers assigned to clean and maintain the Larimer County Detention Center; plan, schedule, assign, delegate, monitor, and evaluate work of inmate labor staff; participate in the selection of inmate workers; train inmate workers and provide remedial training as needed.
  • Implement policies and procedures developed to meet goals and objectives of the maintenance section.
  • Take action to remove inmates from worker status as appropriate, when needed; handle complaints from inmates to ensure they are effectively resolved in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement a daily cleaning and sanitation program for all areas of the Detention Center, including administrative, support, and inmate living areas; develop and implement a daily cleaning and sanitation program for all areas of the Sheriff's Office Headquarters Building.
  • Direct and advise inmate work groups in proper methods of care and cleaning of Detention Center.
  • Ensure security of the Detention Center is maintained.
  • Maintain necessary supplies for cleaning, inmate apparel and hygiene, and janitorial work.
  • Operate tools and equipment such as vacuums, buffers, etc.
  • Follow safety measures applicable to work assignment, as well as general Detention Center safety precautions and practices.
  • Direct and monitor grounds maintenance performed by inmate labor.
  • Maintain records of janitorial expenses.
  • Order janitorial supplies and inmate supplies; receive and pick up supplies.
  • Participate in inmate disciplinary hearings.
  • Administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation in emergency situations.
Corporal - Inmate Worker Supervisor
  • Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets for all cleaning agents used within the detention center.
  • Provide direct and indirect supervision through subordinate Supervisors of all positions, employees, and functions within the Detention Center; provide broad direction, oversee policy and procedure standards, and evaluate performance of Supervisors, direct reports, and operations; conduct second-level review of performance evaluation; resolve pervasive and complex personnel problems.
  • Conduct visual and audio surveillance of inmates on work details.
  • Perform clothed and unclothed searches of inmate workers.
  • Participate in inmate disciplinary hearings; may have to endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of inmates.
  • Perform the inventory function for all inmate clothing, bedding, hygiene items, and facility cleaning supplies.
  • Prepare a variety of reports using appropriate grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation in emergency situations.
  • Perform routine cleaning of sensitive areas within the facility.
  • Transport and escort inmate workers to jobs sites away from the detention center.
  • Conduct background investigations and prepare subsequent reports on candidates for employment.
  • Serve as a member of the Inmate Disciplinary Hearing Board.
  • Count, collect, and inventory small items.
  • Effectively restrain inmates, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdue resisting inmates by using maneuvers and /or resorting to the use of hands and feet and other approved devices in self-defense.
  • Receive and pick up supplies.
  • Perform routine cleaning of the facility when the inmate labor force is not adequate to perform these duties.
  • Assist with the needs of security and transportation during emergencies or as directed.

Corporal - Transportation

  • Assist sergeant with administrative duties within Transportation unit; review court docket and related documents; coordinate transports between jurisdictions and special or complex transport situations; enter and review data within computer system; handle special requests from courts, District Attorney and the like.
  • Perform all transportation officer duties as a Larimer County officer within assigned area.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Routine software and business applications including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and databases.
  • Supervisory principles, procedures, and methods including selection, training, discipline, and evaluation.
  • Record keeping and reporting procedures.
  • Sheriff's Office rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures.
  • First Aid and community cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques.
  • Disciplinary procedures and requirements as they relate to both staff and inmates.
  • Training requirements and effective training methods.
  • Proper use and care of firearms, as required.
  • U.S. Constitution and constitutional law pertaining to the assignment.
  • Colorado law pertaining to duties of the Sheriff and to the assigned environment.
  • Gather, assemble, analyze, evaluate, and use facts and evidence.
  • Maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Interpret and apply laws and regulations.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; write clear, complete, and concise reports, memorandums, orders, and other documents.
  • Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Work rotating or any assigned shift.
  • Perform the job functions of a line-level officer.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
Corporal - ACA Accreditation
  • All organizational components of the Sheriff's Office and all components and functions of the Detention Center.
  • Standards developed and monitored by the American Correctional Association.
  • Basic principles and procedures of detention and incarceration.
  • Colorado criminal laws that pertain to the Detention Center environment.
  • Organize and monitor large quantities of information.
  • Develop and maintain computerized data-base systems.
  • Learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations.
Corporal - BOOKING
  • Booking procedures and regulations.
Corporal - COMPLIANCE OFFICER
  • Modern office methods, procedures, and equipment.
  • Standards developed and monitored by the American Correctional Association pertaining to fire, safety, sanitation, and inmate discipline.
  • Case law and Detention Center policies and procedures pertaining to Inmate Disciplinary Hearings.
  • Basic principles and procedures of detention and incarceration.
  • Inmate Discipline Case Law.
  • Operation of standard office equipment including computers.
  • OSHA regulations as they pertain to rules concerning the correct methods for handling dust fumes and vapors, temperature, air pressure, humidity, ventilation, noise, light and corrosive, flammable and toxic materials.
  • Organize and monitor large quantities of information.
  • Supervise and mentor professional and support staff as well as inmates.
  • Think and act quickly in emergencies.
  • Assess situations and people.
  • Learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations.
  • Learn, demonstrate, and apply various self-defense techniques.
  • Perform duties independently without close supervision.
  • Use radio, intercom, and telephone communications systems to communicate effectively with Sheriff's Office personnel and inmates and use other Sheriff's Office communications systems as necessary.
  • Communicate effectively with inmates, professional visitors, and the public by providing information and directions, mediating disputes, and advising of rights and processes.
  • Read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons, and other legal writs and court documents.
  • Perform searches of people, mail items, objects capable of concealing contraband, buildings, vehicles, and large outdoor areas.
Corporal - CRIME LAB
  • Fingerprint processing.
  • Crime lab testing procedures.
  • Operate an emergency vehicle.
  • Work a 24-hour on-call status.
  • Evidence collection and crime scene processing techniques.
  • Basic handwriting analysis.
  • Photograph methods and equipment.
Corporal - DETENTION CLASSIFICATION OFFICER
  • Principles, practices, and objectives as related to facilities in a detention program.
  • Principles, practices, methods, and techniques of mediation, negotiation, and group facilitation.
  • Principles of detention center operation as well as record-keeping and reporting procedures.
  • Principles of inmate management, classification, and direct supervision.
  • Scope and application of laws and regulations pertaining to Detention programs.
  • Think and act quickly in stressful situations.
  • Learn, demonstrate, and apply various self-defense techniques.
  • Work effectively in stressful situations.
Corporal - FUGITIVE
  • Advanced CCIC/NCIC training.
  • Operate an emergency vehicle.
  • The ability to work with all types of informants, confidential, bondsman, relation, etc. in an effort to obtain information on a fugitive's possible location.
  • Laws as they pertain to Sex Offender Registration.
Corporal - INMATE LABOR COORDINATOR
  • Methods, materials, and equipment used in building and grounds maintenance.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Security procedures including custody and safety, booking and release, crisis intervention, interpersonal communications, conflict de-escalation, etc.
  • Learn and follow applicable Sheriff's Office policies, procedures, and precedents especially those pertaining to the safety and security of the Detention Center.
  • Exercise independent judgment and work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Work under high stress in a secure detention environment.
  • Prioritize tasks to maintain efficient operation.
Corporal - INMATE WORKER Supervisor
  • Law enforcement and corrections procedures including crisis intervention, interpersonal communications, conflict de-escalation, etc.
  • Current court decisions affecting inmates.
  • Effectively respond to conflict situations and people in conflict.
  • Manipulate keys and keyboards, operate levers and buttons, and manually operate heavy doors.
  • Comply with Sheriff's Office's firearms policy and carry a weapon when transporting and escorting inmates outside the security perimeter.
  • Operate a law enforcement vehicle for inmate transports to work sites.
  • Maintain good relationships with the general public.
  • Use radio, intercom, and telephone communication systems to communicate effectively and coherently with Sheriff's Office personnel and inmates and use other Sheriff's Office communications systems as necessary.
Corporal - Patrol
  • Operate an emergency vehicle.
QUALIFICATIONS: Corporal - ACA ACCREDITATION, BOOKING, COMPLIANCE OFFICER, INMATE LABOR COORDINATOR, SECURITY, AND TRANSPORTATION
  • Two years of full-time experience as a sworn law enforcement officer or detention deputy, with at least one year of experience as a detention deputy in Booking with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.
  • High school diploma or GED, supplemented by specialized training in detention, corrections, or a related field (60 semester hours of college credit, effective January, 2005).
  • Completion of the National Sheriff's Association correspondence course: "First/Second Line Jail Supervisor's Training."
  • Larimer County Sheriff's Office 52-hour firearms course preferred.
  • Possession of a valid Colorado driver's license.
  • Current first aid and community CPR certificates.
  • "First/Second Line Jail Supervisor's Training" Course Certificate.
  • Colorado POST certified (or certifiable status).
Corporal - Crime Lab, Inmate Worker Supervisor, Fugitive, and Patrol
  • Two years of full-time experience as a sworn law enforcement officer, with at least one year of experience as a Patrol deputy with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.
  • High school diploma or GED, supplemented by specialized training in justice, police science, public administration, or a related field (60 semester hours of college credit, effective January, 2005).
  • Currently certified as a peace officer in the State of Colorado.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Colorado driver's license.
Corporal - Crime Lab
  • Completion of Interview and Interrogation course and Major Case Investigation Course.
Corporal - Detention Classification Officer
  • Two years of experience in business, human services, mediation, criminal justice, or related area with one year of administrative experience; experience in group facilitation is preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED, supplemented by specialized training in detention, corrections, or a related field (60 semester hours of college credit, effective January, 2005).
  • Completion of Larimer County Detention Center Field Training Officer Program.
  • Completion of a Detention/Corrections academy of at least 160 hours.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certifications by date of hire.
  • Colorado Peace Officer Certification.
Corporal - Inmate Worker Supervisor
  • Firearms qualified in accordance with Sheriff's Office Policy.
Corporal - Transporatation
  • Current Firearms Qualification.
Physical Requirements:
  • Must have acceptable eyesight to perform detention officer duties; must be able to read computer and camera screens, court and other legal and non-legal documents, distinguish colors, and exercise full field of vision while supervising inmates.
  • Must be able to run from dark into light or light into dark.
  • Must have appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on the telephone, radio, and in public contacts.
  • Must have acceptable hearing to hear well on the telephone, radio, and in public contacts.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time. Must be able to run for short or long distances, change directions quickly while running, and run up and down stairs.
  • Must be able to get into and out of chair repeatedly.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, twist, reach, kneel, crawl, squat, climb, and balance.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, drag, or push, both alone and with help.
  • Must be able to jump or leap over small obstacles, climb fences, or climb over rocks or other difficult terrain.
  • Must be able to push or pull to manually open or shut heavy doors and/or force doors open.
  • Must be able to climb ladders or stairs or climb up to and down from higher levels using unconventional methods.
  • Must be able to climb through small openings or crawl and maneuver in small confined areas.
  • Must be able to work in hazardous or dangerous work areas or under dangerous situations.
  • Must be able to engage in physically strenuous activities to perform detention officer duties; including using physical techniques to control persons, push or shove person to defend self, wrestle people to the ground or on the ground, break up fights between people, operate extinguishers or other fire equipment, etc.
  • Must have fine and gross motor skills; hand dexterity; full use of fingers, hands, and arms; and good grip strength to perform detention officer duties, operate equipment, etc.
  • Must be capable of working under stressful situations.
  • Must have quick reactions.
  • Must be capable of going from stationary to exertion in an instant.
  • Must have good cognitive skills and awareness of work accuracy.
  • Must have ability to concentrate on more than one task at a time and to make independent decisions.
  • May be required to work in inclement weather conditions.
Corporal - Compliance Officer
  • Must be able to pass Larimer County Sheriff's Office physical agility test.
  • Must be able to engage in activities in confined areas.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.
  • Must be able to perform foot Patrol to physically check doors, windows, and other areas to ensure they are secure.
  • Must be able to inspect unclothed inmates; may be exposed to body fluids and wastes; may encounter diseased persons.
  • Must be able to detect the presence of conditions such as smoke, unusual or excessive noise, odors, etc.
  • Must put on and operate a self-contained breathing apparatus and extinguish small fires by using a fire extinguisher or other appropriate means.
Corporal - Crime Lab
  • Must have acceptable eyesight to drive a vehicle, fire weapons accurately, and perform law enforcement duties.
  • Must be able to get into and out of vehicle repeatedly.
  • Must have adequate grip strength to effectively and accurately handle firearms.
  • Must be able to hold hands out and/or hold weapon for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to hike over or traverse uneven terrain and/or rappel down mountains or buildings.
Corporal - Detention Classification Officer
  • Must have acceptable eyesight to read an extensive amount of documentation and keep notes during board meetings.
  • Will be required to sit or stand for long periods of time; will be required to move freely around the detention center facility; in certain situations, may be required to move quickly to maintain safety or during an emergency.
  • Must be able to work in direct proximity to incarcerated inmates; there is a minimal degree of hazard involved in this working environment.
Corporal - Fugitive
  • Must have acceptable eyesight to drive a vehicle, fire weapons accurately, and perform law enforcement duties.
  • Must have adequate grip strength to effectively and accurately handle firearms.
  • Must be able to hold hands out and/or hold weapon for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to hike over or traverse uneven terrain and/or rappel down mountains or buildings.
  • Must be able to get into and out of vehicle repeatedly.
Corporal - Inmate Labor Coordinator
  • Must have acceptable eyesight to perform maintenance duties, drive a vehicle, and use a computer.
  • Must be able to perform work with a high degree of hand, eye coordination.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Must be capable of performing manual labor tasks (e.g., working hand and power tools).
  • Must be able to operate motorized equipment.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain first aid and community CPR certifications.
Corporal - Inmate Worker Supervisor
  • Must have acceptable eyesight to read an extensive amount of documentation, including Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Must be able to move freely around the detention center facility.
  • May be required to move quickly to maintain safety or during an emergency.
  • Must be able to operate floor maintenance and laundry equipment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to operate hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to engage in activities in confined areas.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts as needed.
Corporal - Patrol
  • Must have acceptable eyesight to drive a vehicle, fire weapons accurately, and perform law enforcement duties.
  • Must be able to get into and out of vehicle repeatedly.
  • Must have adequate grip strength to effectively and accurately handle firearms.
  • Must be able to hold hands out and/or hold weapon for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to hike over or traverse uneven terrain and/or rappel down mountains or buildings.

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