14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912, USA
911 (Emergency)
239-477-1000 (Non Emergency)

Corrections Clerk

Corrections Clerk

Closing on: Jun 30, 2021

Starting Salary: $30,264

Role and Responsibilities

Corrections Clerks perform many clerical duties related to the booking, housing, and release of inmates. The limited interaction Corrections Clerks have with inmates is always in the presence of a certified Corrections Deputy.

  • Phase 1 of training consists of 4 weeks of classroom training at our Training Division
  • Phase 2 of training consists of 15 days of on-the-job training with a Clerical Training Officer
  • Upon successful completion of phase 1 and phase 2 of training, the employee must pass a final written exam.
  • Once passed, the employee works independently.
  • Corrections Clerks will be proficient in the following areas:
    • Computer data entry
    • Various clerical duties
    • Inmate property control
    • Operate public video visitation
    • Operate control panels/rooms within the facility
  • Work schedule will be 12 hour rotating shifts

Physical Demands

  • Sit or stand and work on the computer for long periods of time
  • Bend, lift (up to 15 lbs.), and reach with hands and arms
  • Repetitive motion using coordination and dexterity abilities

Minimum Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must be 18 years old, or older
  • Must have obtained a high school or GED diploma
  • Must be a US Citizen or possess a current permanent resident card
  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License or state-issued ID card
  • Must possess a Social Security Card
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony
  • Must not have used illegal drugs in the last 12 months
  • Must not have received a dishonorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces
  • Must be able to work various shifts with rotating days off, as well as weekends, holidays, and emergency events such as hurricanes
  • Must be able to speak, write and understand the English language

Preferred Skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Good typing skills (approximately 30 wpm) with a high level of accuracy of data entry
  • Polite, courteous, and professional demeanor
  • Bilingual
  • CPR Certified

Application Processing Required

  • All candidates must pass the following tests to be eligible for employment:
    • Interview
    • Polygraph
    • Background Investigation
    • Medical exam and drug screen (after conditional job offer)
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We proudly recognize Veterans’ Preference and are committed to a drug-free workplace.
All conditions of this posting are subject to the Sheriff’s Discretion.

Job Category: Civilian Regular Class
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fort Myers

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