Detention Officer
Corrections Corporation of America - San Diego, CA

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The Detention Officer performs routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents in housing units, at meals, during recreation, on work assignments and during all other phases of activity in a correctional facility. May employ weapons or force to maintain discipline and order. Must be able to work any post assignment on any shift. This position reports to a Senior Detention Officer or above.

Post Assignment may include:
  • Armory/Key Control
  • Central or Pod Control
  • Commissary
  • Education
  • Housing Unit
  • Intake/Booking/Property
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Medical
  • Recreation
  • Utility/Escort
  • Visitation

High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent. Must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment. A valid driver's license and clear driving record is required.

Demonstrate ability to complete any required training, as established or necessary to meet contract requirements and/or standards.

Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age.

CCA is a Drug Free Workplace & an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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