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Duties & Responsibilities

The Correctional Officer is an exciting opportunity to launch your Criminal Justice career. In the role of a correctional officer, you will build your experience by ensuring maintenance of order, control, and supervision of offenders in a state correctional institution.

Perform tasks such as the following:

  • Patrol assigned areas
  • Supervise and escort offenders in various work details,
  • Keep records and prepare reports on offender movement, progress, problems, and/or violations of rules.
  • Some assignments may include but are not limited to tower duty, visitor processing, package searches for contraband, vehicle searches, and lock control.

Incumbent must be able to do the following:

  • Defend oneself physically;
  • Act quickly and effectively in an emergency situation,
  • Be willing to participate and successfully complete all required training programs.

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