1. Orientation and Training
Must successfully complete, or obtain waivers based upon an assessment of previous training and experience, initial and ongoing training requirements, including the Field Officer Training Program. All training is conducted under the direct supervision of qualified training officers.
Must attend and successfully complete an approved course of Correctional Officer Basic Training, typically assigned within the first year of employment.
2. Post Related Duties
Supervise pre-trial inmates and convicted prisoners.
Maintain unit security and manage inmate movement.
Ensure inmate rights are always preserved
Manage daily routines and schedules.
Ensure inmates are properly admitted and released from housing units.
Advise and counsel inmates as necessary
Manage behavior and enforce rules.
Maintain accurate headcounts.
Provide orientation to new inmates.
Inspect cells and common areas, and conduct searches for contraband.
Conduct regular well-being checks of all inmates as required.
Administer medications as necessary.
Provide emergency medical aid as necessary.
Refer inmates to facility services as necessary.
Mediate and de-escalate conflicts between inmates.
Respond to disturbances.
Escort inmates throughout the facility.
Conduct intake procedures with new arrivals.
Conduct release procedures, as necessary.
Document actions and observations as required by policy.
Will be trained to use/carry Taser, OC and Defensive Tactics