At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Correctional Assistant who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional security setting.
Who We Are:
CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release.
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 security facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.
What We Have:
More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
PTO & paid holidays.
Paid job training & other great incentives.
What You Get To Do:
Change the lives of those in your care!
The Correctional Assistant performs routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide security in a correctional facility. They will support the safety initiative by performing security functions limited to areas without inmate contact.
Read and comprehend, including comprehension and implementation of actions required to carry out, specific post orders written for any assigned post, as assigned.
Monitor the safety practices and the preparation and dissemination of safety and accident reports as required by policy; notify appropriate personnel in cases of serious and unusual incidents and emergencies.
Use mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals) to accurately perform such functions as periodic inmate/resident counts.
Conduct visual and audio surveillance for extended periods of time, including the reliable repetitive identification of inmates/residents by visual means.
Aid in preventing escapes and perform other duties which may involve quickly entering and exiting secured areas; effecting the movement of heavy objects from one place to another; accessing elevated surfaces; passing through openings; moving over obstacles in confined areas.
High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.
Must complete pre-service correctional officer training.
A valid driver's license is required.
Demonstrate ability to complete any required training.
Must be available to work any hours and shift.
Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 19 years of age.
CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE- M/F/Vets/Disabled.