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Correctional Officer


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We are looking for a dedicated Correctional Officer to maintain security and ensure the welfare of inmates within a correctional facility. The Correctional Officer will be responsible for monitoring inmate activities, enforcing rules and regulations, preventing escapes, and providing conflict resolution. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, the ability to handle stressful situations, and a strong commitment to upholding the facility's policies and procedures. This role requires physical fitness, mental resilience, and a deep understanding of human behavior. The Correctional Officer will work closely with other law enforcement agencies and may be required to testify in court.


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  • Monitor inmate activities and enforce facility rules and regulations.
  • Prevent escapes and handle emergency situations.
  • Conduct cell searches for contraband items.
  • Prepare reports on inmate behavior.
  • Escort inmates to and from cells, courtrooms, medical facilities, and other locations within the facility.
  • Provide conflict resolution and crisis intervention as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of inmate information.
  • Testify in court as required.
  • Participate in ongoing training and development programs.
  • Ensure the safety and welfare of all inmates.


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  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in law enforcement or corrections is preferred.
  • Physical fitness and mental resilience.
  • Strong understanding of human behavior.
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of criminal justice system and correctional procedures.
  • Willingness to work in a dangerous environment.
  • Ability to work shifts, weekends, and holidays.
  • Clean criminal record.

Potential interview questions

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  • How would you handle a conflict between two inmates?
  • What strategies would you use to maintain order in a correctional facility?
  • How do you handle stressful situations?
  • Can you describe a time when you had to enforce rules and regulations?
  • What interests you about working as a Correctional Officer?