there was always something exciting going on everyday
Prison Guard (Former Employee), Mineral Wells, TX – February 6, 2014
I enjoyed working with my officers also learning about the people who were locked up everyday was never a dull moment in the place. nothing really hard about the job. just stayed focused and aware of surroundings.
Lake Erie Correctional Institution (Current Employee), Conneaut, OH – September 18, 2012
Pros: job security
Cons: long hours and negativity
making sure the inmates are following odrc standards and making the public feel safe. The hardest part of the job is the long hours. Most enjoyable is seeing your co-workers and making sure we leave and go home safe daily
CCa is a very fast paced company, frequent changes, and must be very flexible!
correctional officer (Former Employee), florence – July 2, 2015
It is a fast growing company, that is taking care of neccesary security issues that this country deals with, as far as transporting, convicting, or releasing immigrants, and illegals, wether convicted of a crime or not.
Quality Assurance Clerk (Former Employee), Kuna, ID – February 26, 2015
Although working with inmates was a bit intimidating and the pay was low, I loved the people I worked with. We worked as a team instead of individuals and because of that, we were successful at fulfilling our duties.
Correctional Lieutenant (Former Employee), Indianapolis, IN – April 15, 2014
Responsible for managing and supervising a staff of 36 and 1250 inmates . Maintain safety and security for staff , inmates , and the facility Supervise all emergencies and monthly drills. Effectively preformed count , recreation coordinating , key controlling , inventory and maintenance of equipment . Department of Corrections Indianap
Unit manager (Former Employee), Sayre, OK – May 26, 2015
great place to work, great group of people. it was a pleasure being part of the management team. I really enjoyed putting plans into action and implementing and enforcing all safety and security functions and operations of the facility as well as staff
Corrections Officer (Current Employee), Youngstown, OH – March 26, 2015
Cons: management needs improvement
the comrodary among the corrections officers typical day was monitoring inmates in the pods during movements to chow,rec yard,medica.l ithink the management needed improvement. hardest part of job responding to codes. the closeness of fellow officers
Correctional Officer (Former Employee), Whiteville, TN – November 29, 2013
A typical day of working for CCA was highly stressful and chaotic. I learned that safety was very important. The hardest part of the job was not being permitted to exit the facility for breaks. The most enjoyable part of the job was having a job to go to.