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Correctional Officer

Company: Kentucky Department Of Corrections
Location: Fredonia
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Advertisement Closes8/9/2022 (8:00 PM EDT)req39309Correctional OfficerPay Grade10Salary$33,000.00Employment TypeEXECUTIVE BRANCH FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY 18A 40.0 HR/WKHiring AgencyJustice & Public Safety Cabinet Department of CorrectionsLocationWestern Kentucky Correctional Complex374 New Bethel Church RoadFredonia, KY 42411 USADescriptionAre you ready to Brave the Challenge?Do you want to kick-start your career in Criminal Justice? Look no further! The Kentucky Department of Corrections is seeking motivated individuals who are up for the challenge.Correctional Officers fill a critical role within correctional institutions by working together as a team to maintain safety and control of offenders.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:Maintains control of the institution to provide safety and security of the facility inmates, staff, and general public by enforcing rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.Supervises inmate activities in housing units, dining areas, recreation and work areas.Attends to the medical, visitation, personal property, and recreational needs of the inmates.Inspects and patrols the grounds for contraband, unauthorized personnel, and for other security risks.Completes required reports and daily logs.Conducts inmate counts, security rounds, and searches.The ideal candidate for this position will have:Strong communication skillsObservation skillsBe a team playerAttention to detailAbility to work under pressureMinimum RequirementsEDUCATION: High school graduate.EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONESubstitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONESubstitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONESPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be twenty years of age.Working ConditionsWork environment is hazardous due to working in a state correctional facility with convicted felons.Probationary PeriodThis job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Tim East at .An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

Keywords: Kentucky Department Of Corrections, Evansville , Correctional Officer, Other , Fredonia, Indiana

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