The Correctional Officer performs routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents in housing units, at meals, during recreation, on work assignments and during all other phases of activity in a correctional facility. May employ weapons or force to maintain discipline and order. Must be able to work any post assignment on any shift. Post Assignment may include: * Armory/Key Control* Central or Pod Control* Count Room* Education* Housing Unit* Intake/Booking/Property* Kitchen* Laundry* Library* Maintenance* Medical* Recreation* Utility/Escort* Segregation* Visitation
High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent. Once hired, must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment. A valid driver's license is required.Demonstrate ability to complete any required training. Must be available to work any hours, any shift. Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 20 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE.
Associated topics: correctional center, correctional specialist, detention, detention officer, jail, jailer, parole officer, parole probation officer, prison, rehabilitation