Temporary Auxiliary Assistant

  • Type:

    Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:

    Not Specified
  • Announcement Date:


Position Summary:

Under general supervision, performs a multitude of tasks involving the safety and security of the facility; performs routine and standardized duties involving choices of action within the limits as established and defined by state, federal, and local policy, and procedures.

Major Duties:

The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Assist with Video Visitation scheduling.
  • Assist as back-up personnel and relief for Lobby.
  • Back-up personnel for shift shortages due to Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Bereavement Leave, FMLA and COVID-19 Quarantining.
  • Assist Team (s) with booking process, meal relief for Central Control and Booking Area.
  • Inventory, tag, and secure inmate property.
  • Assist with mail pick-up and drop off, sorting and distributing of mail.
  • Performs general clerical duties as needed.
  • Inspects, items brought into the Detention Center ensuring that contraband does not enter the facility.
  • Observes and controls visitors during and after video visitation.
  • Communicate effectively with other staff with approved facility communication devices including telephone system, intercom system, and portable or base radios, while demonstrating effective communicative skills with public and staff.
  • Back-up personnel for State of Emergencies.
  • Operates a personal computer, general office equipment, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail, Internet, or other computer programs; performs basic maintenance of computer systems and office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner.
  • Maintains file system of various files/records for the department; prepares files, organizes documentation, and files documents in designated order; retrieves/replaces files; shreds/destroys confidential or obsolete documents.
  • Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, government agencies, attorneys, financial institutions, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations reads professional literature, attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.
  • Provides assistance to other employees and departments as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have High school diploma or GED; and or currently enrolled in a college level course or vocational training focusing on criminal justice, office administration and personal computer operations.
  • Must, within 4 months of hire, complete and obtain Homeland Security Training Series 700/750/800 and Security Awareness.

Application Procedure:

Only applicants submitting a fully completed Jasper County application will be considered. Please submit completed documents to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC 29936. Applications are available on-line  or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinckney Government Building, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC 29936. APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK. 

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office.