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Correctional Officer

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

Job Description:

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11/28/2022 (7:00 PM EST)
22-09907
Correctional Officer
Pay Grade
10
Salary
$33,000.00
Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH - FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY - 18A - 40.0 HR/WK
Hiring Agency
Justice & Public Safety Cabinet - Department of Corrections
Location
Western Kentucky Correctional Complex
374 New Bethel Church Road
Fredonia, KY 42411 USA
Description
Are 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 skills
Observation skills
Be a team player
Pay attention to detail
The ability to work under pressure
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: High school graduate.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be twenty years of age.
Working Conditions
Work environment is hazardous due to working in a state correctional facility with convicted felons.
Probationary Period
This 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%6213020%

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

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