Corrections Officer
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community - Scottsdale, AZ

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Under general supervision, performs a variety of tasks associated with booking, detaining and releasing suspects/prisoners. This Job class is treated as FLSA Non-Exempt.

Examples of Tasks:

Essential Functions: (Essential functions, may vary among positions, but may include the following tasks, knowledge, abilities, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of tasks performed by all positions in this classification).

  • Performs a variety of technical activities involved in booking detainees/suspects, including fingerprinting, taking photographs, inventorying and storing personal property, and filling out required forms, reports and log books such as medication sheets, cell check sheets, and isolation sheets.
  • Escorts/transports detainees to and from the court, appointments and other inmate programs, within and outside of the facility.
  • Monitors detainee activity in the Corrections Facility, ensuring that their safety and health needs are met, and their behavior complies with established rules, regulations, and guidelines to maintain the security of the facility.
  • Monitors a variety of cleaning and maintenance details, which includes but not limited to sweeping and scrubbing floors, sanitizing rest room facilities and doing laundry.
  • Distributes/administers prescribed medications to prisoners in compliance with medical instructions/procedures.
  • Administers intoxilyzer tests, and interprets and records the results.
  • Performs other job related duties, as assigned, that enhance and facilitate program operations

  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics :
    • Knowledge of the Corrections Facility operating rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Knowledge of detainee escort practices and techniques.
    • Knowledge of general criminal justice identification techniques, including fingerprinting and photography.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department staff, other law enforcement agency staff, and the public.
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, guidelines, and policies, and procedures.
    • Ability to understand a variety of rules, regulations, and policies, and procedures.
    • Ability to perform a variety of technical law enforcement activities, including fingerprinting.
    • Ability to check a variety of forms and agreements to identify discrepancies and errors.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Education & Experience : Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, successfully pass thorough background investigation

    • Insurability – Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver’s License and be able to meet the SRPMIC insurance standards.
    Special Requirements:
    • Special Requirement: The Salt River Department of Corrections utilizes the State of Arizona Corrections Officer Training Academy (COTA) for corrections officer certification located in Tucson, Arizona. Once hired, you will be scheduled to attend COTA. Academy academic and physical fitness requirements must be completed to receive corrections officer certification and to obtain permanent status.
    • Lateral applicants who have current COTA corrections officer certification must submit a copy of certificate with the SRPMIC general application. Lateral applicants that do not have COTA certification must have completed an academy that is equivalent and provide documentation to be approved by the SRDOC Director of Corrections.
    • All uniformed corrections staff will be certified in the following or its equivalent: RedMan Defensive Tactics, Expandable Baton, Taser X26 and Oleoresin Capsicum spray (this list is illustrative only and is not meant to be all inclusive). You must have the ability to participate and complete these training programs and receive an exposure from the Taser X26 and Oleoresin Capsicum spray. Training will be conducted by SRDOC certified trainers.
    Applicants Must Submit :
    • A complete on-line application
    • A complete and notarized SRDOC- Background Questionnaire , submitted by via email: or fax to (480)-362-5838 by closing date .
    • For Background and additional information on Corrections Officer requirements visit: .
    Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
    “SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer” Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.

    In order to obtain consideration for Community member/Native American preference, applicant must submit a copy of Tribal Enrollment card or CIB which indicates enrollment in a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe by one of the following methods:
    1) attach to application
    2) fax (480-362-5860)
    3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.

    Documentation must be received by position closing date.
    The IHS/BIA CIB form is not accepted.
    Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.

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