JOB DUTY DESCRIPTION:
o Supervises, maintains discipline and control of inmates at all time.
o Performs searches of inmates’ persons and physical areas in order to prevent and control contraband
o Observes and monitors inmates’ activities and interactions while enforcing policy, rules and regulations.
o Follows established security procedure in controlling visitors, staff, inmate and vehicular traffic to prevent the admittance or exit of authorized persons and the introduction of contraband; takes and reports periodic counts of inmates.
o Responds to emergency situations in accordance with appropriate contingency plans.
o Subject to regular rotation or post and/or shift assignment within the facility.
o Corrections Officers are required to weapons qualify under KDOC guidelines during initial training and on an annual basis.
Minimum Qualifications: At least 18 years of age at the time of appointment; high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver's license; free of felony conviction(s); free of any felony and/or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 922 (d) (9) and (g) (9); have taken and successfully passed the KDOC Corrections Officer test within the last year; and No DUI convictions within the last 24 months. Positions in this class require that at the time of appointment the selected candidate must have taken and passed a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services unless promoting, transferring, or demoting from another safety sensitive position within the same agency.
$13.95 per hour