Clerk - Jail

Location: Clarksville, TN
Company: Montgomery County
Employment: Hourly
Posted: Aug 18, 2020

Job Description

Position: Clerk-Jail Division: Jail Wage: $13.42 Per Hour 
**Montgomery County Government adopted the State of Tennessee’s Hybrid Retirement Plan to be effective January 1, 2017. Any new full-time employee hired on or after January 1, 2017 will be required to enroll. As a member of the Hybrid Plan, you are required to contribute at least 5% of your salary to the defined benefit portion of the Hybrid Plan. Contributions are made on a tax-deferred basis.  

Purpose of Job: Provides general administrative support for the Jail Administrative Office. Essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to, the following: maintaining files, preparing requisitions, scheduling appointments, answering telephones and providing general customer service to the public.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-Inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Performing various clerical support duties such as answering telephones and taking messages. 
  • Maintains the records for the Jail Division of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
  • Retrieve and communicate information to officers, other departments, and the general public.
  • Enter booking and release data into the computers and photographs incoming and outgoing arrestees.
  • Maintain booking logs, visitation appointments and update records.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls.
  • Input and maintain integrity of all criminal history records and maintain records of monies pertaining to incoming inmates.
  • Assists with coordination of releasing inmates to other agencies and notifies other agencies of inmate holds.
  • Remove served warrants from computer. 
  • Prepares entries to Penal Farm log and Federal log.
  • Update inmate files with new court dates, bond amounts, charges and notifies court officers.
  • Prepares various reports such as jail rosters, shift reports, and monthly reports.
  • Perform any other assigned duty as required

Minimum Education, Training, and Experience: High School Diploma or G.E.D is required. A valid Tennessee Driver’s License is required. Residency in Montgomery County is required if job requires an issued official vehicle, may otherwise live in an adjoining county within Tennessee if no vehicle is issued.


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