This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: California Jobs | New York Jobs | Midland TX Jobs

Find the best job offers in Northern Colorado!

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

  Northern Colorado Job Board  

Bringing the best, highest paying job offers near you

previous arrow
next arrow


Jail Booking Specialist

Larimer County

This is a Contract position in Fort Collins, CO posted November 24, 2021.


$21.24 – $29.74 Hourly


FC 2405 Midpoint, CO

Job Type



Sheriff’s Office

Job Number



One Agency, One Mission: Public Safety

A Jail Booking Specialist processes inmates into custody and releases inmates from custody at the Larimer County Jail.

It’s not an easy job, but it is worth it! Would you like to have a job where you are a part of a team that could positively impact others?

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking detail-oriented individuals to join our team as Jail Booking Specialists. The ideal candidate is a natural communicator and can effectively de-escalate tense, face-to-face interactions.

As a Jail Booking Specialist, you will work 12-hour shifts, which may be days, nights, weekends, and holidays.


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.

  • Processes and releases inmates while maintaining the accuracy of all tracked information.

  • Exercises independent judgment in determining the appropriate classification of inmates and assessing and responding to the needs of special populations.

  • May be subject to verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of inmates and other people encountered in an antagonistic environment.

  • Performs searches of objects capable of concealing contraband.

  • Enters data into computer systems or databases; look-up information in the database; creates basic word processor documents and enters data into spreadsheets; uses email to communicate.

  • Prepares a variety of reports using appropriate grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

  • Maintains accuracy, confidentiality, and security of all records and work areas.

  • Operates CCIC/NCIC computer for teletypes and queries of records related to vehicles, persons, or articles of interest.

  • Reads and comprehends legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of documents such as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons, and other legal writs and court documents.

  • Demonstrates competent communication skills in court and other formal settings.

  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships and uses interpersonal communication skills with diverse groups, such as inmates, professional visitors, and the public by providing information and directions, mediating disputes, and advising of rights and processes.

  • Provides customer service within the booking area including providing information to interested parties, collecting fees and documents, and taking in and releasing property.

  • Uses radio, intercom, and telephone communications systems to communicate effectively and coherently with office personnel and inmates and use other office communications systems as necessary.

  • Conducts visual and audio surveillance of inmates for extended periods of time.

  • Maintains the inventory of supplies, equipment, and forms.

  • Ensures all equipment is operable; report maintenance problems.

  • Detects the presence of conditions such as smoke, unusual or excessive noise, odors, etc.

  • Briefs oncoming booking staff concerning events impacting shift.

  • May exercise indirect supervision over lower-level positions or may function as a Field Training Officer to new Jail Booking Specialists. Exercise direct supervision over inmates held in the booking room at the Larimer County Jail.

  • When a local declaration of emergency or disaster is declared by the Board of Commissioners, all Larimer County employees may be required to work as a Disaster Service Worker.

  • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for the performance of the job

  • One (1) year of experience in basic clerical work is required.

  • Typing 35 WPM required.

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Previous experience in a criminal justice setting or a degree in criminal justice is preferred.

Supplemental Information

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • General Office practices and procedures

  • Work under stress and exercise good judgment in emergency situations.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, using correct English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.

  • Operation of standard office equipment including fax machines, copiers, and computers.

  • Learn to operate security and communications equipment.

  • Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.

  • Accurately apply procedures and policies and assess situations and people.

  • Basic principles and procedures of detention, judicial system, and incarceration.

  • Learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations to include Colorado State laws, Constitutional case law, and Colorado Criminal laws pertaining to the Jail Environment

  • Work a rotating shift schedule to include weekends, holidays, days, and nights.

  • Use independent judgment to perform duties independently without close supervision.


Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other


High School or Equivalent


1 year

Job type

Full time