Corrections Officer

Corrections Officer

Limestone County Detention Center | Groesbeck, TX, US

Posted 2 days ago

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Description

*JOB SUMMARY: *

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

*JOB DUTIES & 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.

*EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: *

High school diploma or GED or equivalent *required*.

Texas Driver's license *required*.

· *LANGUAGE SKILLS and REASONING ABILITY are crucial to success in this position.*·

*REQUIRED INTERACTION: *

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

*PHYSICAL DEMANDS: *

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, talk, listen, and write.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.46 per hour

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.46 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 12 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* Overnight shift
* Overtime
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Groesbeck, TX 76642: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Texas Driver's License (Preferred)

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

Work Location: One location