Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer

Rolling Plains Detention Center | Haskell, TX, US

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*Correctional Officer*

*Department: *_Security_

*Reports to: *

*Facility/Company: *Rolling Plains

Detention Facility/LaSalle Corrections

*Effective Date: *_08__/01/2022_

*Job Summary: *

Maintains custody, care, and control of inmates. Monitors inmate activities and enforces security department’s policies and procedures.

*Salary / Job Type: *

· _Full‐time ‐ $20.47/hour; *effective September 1, 2022, $23.00/hour*_

_Shift Availability: _

· _Day shift_

· _Night shift_

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *
· Supervises inmates in living areas and recreational activities. Supervises inmates and visitors in visitation areas.

· Serves as control center officer, coordinates, and monitors inmate movements, conduct counts, and provides emergency response.

· Serves as mailroom, field tower, medical security, perimeter security, and/or gate officer as required.

· Provides security in treatment activities and supervises labor crews in the kitchen and other specialized areas.

· Ensures prompt and appropriate assistance to inmates in the event of injury, illness, and emotional trauma.

· Prepares reports and maintains daily logs as required.

· Initiates disciplinary reports.

· Conduct shakedown for contraband materials, either individually or as part of a specialized team.

· Promotes facility cleanliness and reports need for maintenance and/or repairs.

· Serves as a member of special teams to respond.

· Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.

*Required Knowledge Skills/ Abilities: *

· Must be representative of worthwhile qualities to which an inmate can identify

· Must be emotionally stable, understanding, and philosophically attuned to the objective of the facility.

· Language skills and reasoning ability are crucial to success in this position.

· Interacts daily with offenders and staff members while providing security for the facility.

*Education and Experience: *
· High school diploma or equivalent

· Successful completion training courses and on‐the‐job training as required by facility training standards.

· Experience in correctional setting is highly desirable

*Physical Requirements: *
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to satisfactorily perform these essential functions without causing an undue hardship for the employer.

· Long periods of continuous standing and walking for 4 hours or more per shift

· Frequent periods of sitting for 30 minutes or more

· Repetitive climbing of stairs to reach the assigned areas and working at heights

· Occasional kneeling, squatting, and bending to perform “pat” or “strip” searches

· Frequent grasping, reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting

· Occasionally responding to altercations and occasional restraining and securing assaultive offenders

· Ability to respond rapidly to potential security and/or medical codes/issues

· Frequent transferrers and transporting offenders by walking or riding in various vehicles such as vans, buses, and other forms of transportation

· Continuous periods of operating/driving company vehicles to pick up and transport offenders for 4 hours or more per shift

· Remaining awake and alert while on duty for 12 or more hours per shift

· Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50‐100 lbs

· Ability to occasionally withstand direct or indirect exposure to OC spray

· Ability to hear and understand verbal communication.

*License/ Certification*
· Texas Driver’s License or Texas ID (Preferred)

*Ability to commute/ relocate to: *
Haskell, Texas 79521 (reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (Required).

*Benefits: *
* 401(k)

* 401(k) matching

* Dental insurance

* Health insurance

* Life insurance

* Paid time off

* Vision insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* Day shift
* Night shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Haskell, TX 79521: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

* Texas Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)
* Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location