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Correctional Officer

Ensure that inmates are kept safe, secure, and supervised. Inspecting cells, making incident reports, and restricting convicts are all examples of rules and regulations that must be followed.

Incoming and exiting convicts are booked and processed in accordance with prescribed policies and procedures.
Write complete and precise incident reports
Patrol the facility’s inside and exterior.
Perform inmate and cell searches
Examine people and packages brought to the facility.
Respond to crisis situations as defined by policies and procedures
In charge of inmate activities including as meals, classes, visiting, and recreation.

Requires a high school diploma or a GED.
Depending on your state, you must be 18 or 21 years old.
A current driver’s license is required.
One year of correctional experience is preferred.
Passing a background check, a drug test, and a physical examination
Working knowledge of the methods and processes used in the detention of inmates.
Familiarity with security rules and safety procedures