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Correctional Officer

Company Name:
Indiana Department of Corrections

Hire Salary :
Applicants hired for this position will start at $907.00 biweekly. After successfully completing all initial correctional officer training programs, the incumbent will receive a salary increase to $1,062.00 biweekly. Completion of the correctional training officer curriculum takes place after 5-months of employment.

Job Description :
The incumbent will work in an adult male facility. 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 or post under general supervision of a correctional sergeant. 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.

Responsibilities :
The incumbent is responsible for the management, supervision, and safety of the facility, offenders, coworkers, and the general public. He/She is directly accountable for knowing the location and status of an offender or a group of offenders. In addition, the incumbent must remain vigilant to all breaches of security and threats. The incumbent must apply the Department of Correction and facility rules, policies and procedures in a firm, fair and consistent manner.

Preferred Experience:
Three (3) years work experience, possession of a High School Diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate. (Proof of diploma or certificate must accompany application.) or accredited college training a related field. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. Possession of a valid driver's license from state of residence comparable to an Indiana license required. (Proof of license must accompany application.) Willingness to undergo a background investigation

Benefits:
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: 592105
Apply Before: 2014/09/25
Location: Plainfield
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Agency: Plainfield Corr Fac
City/Country/St: Plainfield, Hendricks County, IN
Salary: $27,612.00

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