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Preferred Experience

Possession of a high school diploma or possession of a General Education Development (GED) certificate. Work experience, military experience and/or completed accredited college credits preferred.


  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.    
  • Willingness to undergo a background investigation.                                
  • Possession of a valid driver's license from state of residence comparable to an Indiana license required.  (Proof of license must accompany application.)

A Day in the Life

  • Maintains order and security of offenders in facility;
  • Assists supervisor in appropriate administration of security related operations (key control, count, shakedowns, searches, inventory, equipment maintenance, radios, security systems, etc.);
  • Supervises offenders in various work details including both within the facility and outside the facility;
  • Escorts offenders both inside the facility and on various trips away from the facility;
  • Assists in identifying offender treatment needs and supports treatment programs;
  • Maintains records and writes reports on offender movement, offender progress, and violations of policies and procedures;
  • Remains alert for signs of disorder or tension;
  • Counsels offenders in an informal and unofficial capacity;
  • Follows and insures compliance with established security procedures.