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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Bailiff (Part-Time)
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City of Wichita | wichita, KS
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Job Description

Distinguishing Features of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions

This is public contact work that is unique to the law enforcement and/or Municipal Court environment. Work is directed by a supervisor and is performed independently, within the guidelines established by policies and procedures.

This is a part-time position working 5 days per week and 20 hours per week. Hours of work may vary depending on court docket and scheduling needs.

Examples of Work Performed:

* May assist in transporting individuals committed out of Municipal Court to jail.
* May assist in staging prisoners serving in the Sedgwick County jail for Municipal Court video court arraignments.
* Fingerprints and photographs A and B misdemeanor offenders.
* Completes KBI (Kansas Bureau of Investigations) information on fingerprint cards.
* May assist in completing arrest reports and booking on individuals committed to jail out of Municipal Court.
* Conducts alcohol tests on individuals appearing in the Municipal Court and records test results.
* Conducts Urinalysis Test on individuals appearing in the Municipal Court.
* Searches and inventories property of individuals committed to jail.
* May testify in court as a witness.
* These examples are not intended to be all inclusive.
* Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:

* Working knowledge of the principles and practices of law enforcement
* Some knowledge of standard computer keyboard configurations and ability to access, interpret, and record information using a video display terminal and electronic keyboard
* Ability to subdue a violent and/or uncooperative person by methods requiring physical force
* Ability to drag or carry an average adult person, about 160 pounds, into the holding cell of a van
* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, employees of other Departments, and the public
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
* Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Kansas driver's license
* Ability to receive law enforcement training through the Wichita Police Department Training Center
* An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience and Training:

Must be 21 years of age, and have two years of experience in public contact work. Must also be a U.S. citizen. An equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening. Must also pass a Kansas Bureau of Investigation background investigation.