Employees in this job oversee and participate in the custody, security, and treatment of prisoners in correctional facilities .
These postions are at various locations throughout the state. See the link below for a map of the locations.
At the entry level, employees are initially assigned to the corrections officer training academy, where they are required to successfully complete the approved training program designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to function as a corrections officer. Upon graduation from the training academy, the officer will complete the probationary period at his/her assigned correctional facility. The employee at this classification oversees and participates in the custody, security, and treatment of prisoners while learning and developing the interpersonal skills required to perform a range of corrections officer assignments.
Required Education and Experience:
Completion of 15 semester/23 term college credits in one or a combination of the following areas: correctional administration, criminal justice, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, counseling and guidance, educational psychology, family relations, pastoral counseling, or law enforcement.
Alternate Education and Experience:
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in any major.
Possession of 30 semester/45 term college credits leading toward a degree in any major.
Completion of a recognized corrections training program in another state or federal jurisdiction, completion of at least two years of full-time corrections officer work experience, and currently employed satisfactorily in a corrections officer position, or have left corrections officer employment in satisfactory status.
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