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Correctional Officer

Company: Kentucky Department Of Corrections
Location: Fredonia
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Advertisement Closes11/28/2022 (7:00 PM EST)22-09907Correctional 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 proceduresSupervises inmate activities in housing units, dining areas, recreation and work areasAttends to the medical, visitation, personal property, and recreational needs of the inmatesInspects and patrols the grounds for contraband, unauthorized personnel, and for other security risksCompletes required reports and daily logsConducts inmate counts, security rounds, and searchesThe ideal candidate for this position will have:Strong communication skillsObservation skillsBe a team playerPay attention to detailThe ability 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 Tim.East@ky.gov.An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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

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