Correctional Officer Job Description
The following is a full job description for Correctional Officer. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Correctional Officer along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Correctional Officer is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Correctional Officer, Sr., Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Fraud Investigation Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Technology Officer
Requirements and Responsibilities For Correctional Officer
Responsible for enforcing rules and regulations in a prison, jail or other holding facility. Responsible for prisoners awaiting trial or those who have been convicted of a crime. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. Supervises prisoners during meals, recreation, work and other daily activities. Documents violations and takes appropriate disciplinary actions. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
Also Referred to as: Correctional Officer, Corrections Officer, Detention Officer
Similar Jobs:  Correctional Officer, Sr., Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Fraud Investigation Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Technology Officer
Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Entry Level, Government
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit,
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