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The Alexandria Police Department employs Departmental Jailersto oversee trustees and inmates associated with our agency. The Departmental Jailer must have the ability to learn, interpret and apply department policies and procedures. The Jailer must also be able to interpret and apply federal, state, and local laws and regulations and communicate clearly and effectively with inmates, coworkers, supervisory personnel and the public. Preparing effective written materials and reports, handle multiple tasks and deadlines and exercising appropriate judgment and decision-making is essential in this job.
Departmental Jailer’s duties include:
Departmental Jailers are provided with uniforms.
Vacation is earned at the following rate; 1 year but less than 10 years, 180 working hours; 10 years but less than 15 years, 216 working hours; 15 years but less than 20 years, 240 working hours; 20 years or more, 264 working hours. The initial earning of leave and future increases will begin on the first day of the first pay period after completion of 1 year of continuous service and thereafter, the applicable continuous service anniversary date.
Currently, the annual salary for an entry-level Departmental Jailer is $25,800.00 per year. Employees are paid biweekly, working an 80-hour pay period.
Each employee is entitled to sick leave with full pay for any illness or injury, not brought about by his own negligence or culpable indiscretion, which prevents his attendance at duty for a period of 52 weeks.
Health insurance is extended to employees along with a free life insurance policy. The City of Alexandria pays 75% of employees Health Insurance.
The City of Alexandria offers an employee the opportunity to become a member of 457 deferred compensation plan program. This is a pre-tax dollar plan that is designed to supplement retirement income.
The City of Alexandria recognizes 10 holidays per year. These holidays are listed below:
The City of Alexandria provides life insurance.
Departmental Jailers with the Alexandria Police Department belong to the Municipal Police Employees Retirement System (MPERS). The current retirement plan is:
View more information on MPERS.