Utility Worker, Institution Job Description Sample

Following is a sample job description template for the position of Institution Utility Worker:

Job Title: Utility Worker, Institution

Salary: $14.51-$17.72 every hour / $2,524-$3,081 monthly / Range: 4696

Job Description:

  • Under direction, maintains inventory of linen, clothing, and supplies; operates detainees’ property room;
  • Accepts delivery of and transports supplies;
  • Provides various services to the different bureaus of the Sheriff’s Department, including but not limited to any of the Sheriff’s Custody facilities, or to detention facilities operated by the Probation Department;
  • Performs and/or supervises inmates or detainees performing minor housekeeping tasks and repairs;
  • Performs related duties as required.

This class is distinguished from Utility Clerk, Departmental by the assignment of duties in a detention facility, including supervision of work crews of inmates or juveniles in custody.

Required Qualification:

A combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities.

Additional Qualification:

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s License.

Required Experience and Knowledge:

  • English grammar and usage sufficient to keep records, place orders, and prepare simple narrative reports;
  • Basic math to place supply orders and maintain inventory.