Correctional Sergeant

Company Name:
Indiana Department of Corrections

Job Description :
Incumbent works in a correctional facility for adult male offenders. She/he is responsible for following post orders, maintaining order, supervising and controlling offenders and their activities. Incumbent works on an assigned shift in a specific unit and/or post under general supervision of a correctional lieutenant. Incumbent maintains the security of the unit as well as the safety of staff and offenders while ensuring daily activities and programs proceed on schedule. In addition, the incumbent may supervise a correctional officer or group of correctional officers.

Responsibilities :
Maintains order and security of offenders in the facility; assists supervisor in appropriate administration of security related operations (key control, count, shakedowns, searches, inventory, equipment maintenance, radios, security systems, etc.); supervises offenders in various work details including both within the facility and outside the facility; escorts offenders both inside the facility and on various trips away from the facility; assists in identifying offender treatment needs and supports treatment programs; maintains records and writes reports on offender movement, offender progress, and violations of policies and procedures; remains alert for signs of disorder or tension; counsels offenders in an informal and unofficial capacity; follows and ensures compliance with established security procedures; supervises a correctional officer or group of correctional officers; performs related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Preferred Experience:
Two (2) years of custody experience in a correctional institution, law enforcement or military law enforcement. Possession of a High School Diploma or possession of a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is required or accredited college training in a related area. Successful completion of the Correctional Training Institute program or a similar training program acceptable to the Department of Correction. Willingness to undergo a background investigation.

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job ID: 590732
Apply Before: 2014/07/16
Location: Plainfield
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Agency: Reception Diagnostic Center
City/Country/St: Plainfield, Hendricks County, IN
Salary: $28,444.00

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