Correctional Officer - Bowie

Correctional Officer

Full Time Position with at least 30 hours a week plus benefits.

Part Time Position with less than 29 hours a week without benefits.

Days/Hours: 12 hour shifts both day and night
Pay: Starting at $10.00/hr

SUMMARY:

Maintains custody, care, and control of inmates. Monitors inmate activities and enforces security department’s policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ø Supervises inmates in living areas and recreational activities. Supervises inmates and visitors in visitation areas.

Ø Serves as control center officer, coordinates and monitors inmate movements, conduct counts, and provides emergency response.

Ø Serves as mailroom, field tower, medical security, perimeter security, and/or gate officer as required.

Ø Provides security in treatment activities and supervises labor crews in the kitchen and other specialized areas.

Ø Ensures prompt and appropriate assistance to inmates in the event of injury, illness, and emotional trauma.

Ø Prepares reports and maintains daily logs as required.

Ø Initiates disciplinary reports.

Ø Conduct shakedown for contraband materials, either individually or as part of a specialized team.

Ø Promotes facility cleanliness and reports need for maintenance and/or repairs.

Ø Serves as a member of special teams to respond.

Ø Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

TCOLE Jailers License requirements to be completed within first year of hire.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent. Successfully complete training courses and on-the-job training as required by facility training standards. Experience in a correctional setting is highly desirable. Must be representative of worthwhile qualities to which an inmate can identify. Must be emotionally stable, understanding, and philosophically attuned to the objectives of the facility.

REQUIRED INTERACTION
Interacts daily with offenders and staff members while providing security for the facility.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, talk, listen, and write.

Qualifications:
*Requires zero experience as a correctional officer and a HS Diploma/GED.
* Must be a US Citizen .

No Felony.Charges

Applicants must apply in person at the facility at 105 West Front Street, Texarkana, TX 75501