Maintains custody of men and women in a correctional institution by enforcing the institution's operations memoranda and procedures; serves as lead worker over correctional officers to ensure the safety of inmates and employees, and maintains secure confinement conditions.
Successful applicant will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record
will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant will be required to pass a drug-screening test before final
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
The ideal candidate will have several years of experience working within a correctional setting in a uniformed capacity. Employees that have been notified that their positions may not be funded for FY12 are encouraged to apply.
Department of Correction's Inmate Living Guide;
English grammar, spelling, and punctuation;
correctional institution's operations memoranda and procedures;
the appropriate use of force.
operate a variety of computer software programs.
organize and direct the work of others;
communicate information clearly and concisely;
observe and recall inmate behavior, surroundings, and events;
explain and apply inmate rules, Department of Correction's policies, correctional institution's
operations memoranda and procedures;
maintain order and discipline among inmates;
remain calm during stressful situations and respond to emergencies quickly;
operate and train others to operate firearms, mechanical restraints and chemical agents.
South Dakota State Government - 2 years ago