Corrections Officer
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We are looking for a Corrections Officer with excellent observational skills to join us. You will be primarily responsible for monitoring the prison activities and ensuring compliance with the rules and regulations. Besides, you should be able to inspect inmates’ behavior and organize counselling sessions if needed. 

You will also be responsible for organizing recreational activities and ensuring that all meals are served on time. Moreover, you should also be able to track and examine all incoming and outgoing mails and packages. Your excellent leadership skills and the ability to handle stressful situations will be advantageous. Furthermore, you should also be able to maintain a detailed report on all inmates’. 

To be able to perform in this job role, you should have excellent problem-solving skills and good physical dexterity. In addition to this, you should be highly motivated and able to work at flexible hours. You should also demonstrate a detail-oriented approach and an unbiased behavior at all times. A candidate with a proven work experience will be considered. 

Send in your application if you can fulfill the job responsibilities and oversee all activities at the correctional facility. We would like to have a word with you.  

Responsibilities 

  • Implementing prison rules and regulations 

  • Conducting patrols on a timely basis 

  • Inspecting inmates' behavior 

  • Examining inmates’ cells 

  • Organizing and supervising recreational activities 

  • Ensuring that the meals are served on time 

  • Screening visitors and making a note of their contact details 

  • Escorting visitors through the facility 

  • Reviewing inmates’ behavior and organizing counselling sessions as and when required 

  • Maintaining and updating an accurate report on all inmates’ 

  • Tracking all incoming and outgoing mails from inmates 

  • Inspecting any packages delivered to the facility 

  • Addressing any inhouse incidents 

  • Ensuring that the surveillance cameras are in working order 

Requirements 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 

  • Proven work experience as a Corrections Officer or a similar role in the Legal industry 

  • Excellent observational and problem-solving skills 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Strong physical dexterity 

  • Ability to handle stressful situations 

  • Highly motivated and patient 

  • Excellent leadership skills 

  • Having an eye for detail 

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