Correctional Officer - G12 - Muscogee County Prison

Columbus Consolidated Government Columbus , GA 31914

Posted 2 months ago

Major Duties and Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental Questions

Prior to starting the application process, please click on the following link, http://www.columbusga.org/hr/pdf_files/MCP_Application.pdf, download and print the necessary forms. After completing your application on line you may mail the original forms to P.O Box 1340, Columbus, GA 31902, attention Kelly Denham or you may bring the forms to 100 10th Street, West Wing 1st Floor. Applications will not be considered until all forms have been notarized, signed and submitted.

Supervises and observes inmates. Conducts counts of inmates.

Makes rounds of the institution to maintain security. Supervises routine cleaning and maintenance activities within the institution. Performs searches of inmates' mail, lockers, dormitories, and buildings to remove contraband.

Ensures inmate compliance with department policies and procedures. Administers medication and first aid; responds to inmate requests for other medical attention. Serves as control and visitation room officer.

Transfers inmates to and from court, medical facilities, work assignments, and various appointments. Supervises medication, store, telephone, doctor, visitation, meal, and dental calls. Assists with conducting searches for escapees.

Ensures inmate compliance with department policies and procedures. Maintains daily reports on all incidents. Receives and releases inmates being transferred to and from the facility; prepares the necessary paperwork.

Appears in state court with inmates who violate state, federal, GDC, and institutional rules and regulations. Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, work processes and works cooperatively and jointly to provide continuous improvement and customer-driven service. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of Georgia Department of Corrections rules and policies. Knowledge of modern correctional practices and procedures.

Knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to incarcerated persons. Knowledge of CERT rules, policies, guidelines, and procedures for unrest in a correctional setting. Knowledge of first aid and CPR.

Knowledge of self defense techniques. Knowledge of first response firefighting and evacuation. Skill in maintaining accurate records.

Skill in observing behavior and responding with accuracy and speed. Skill in interpersonal relations. Skill in the operation of firearms. Skill in oral and written communication.


Minimum Educational and Training

Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED; or any combination of education, training and experience, which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. This position is required to supervise state inmate labor.

Employee must pass P.O.S.T. certification within the time frame required by this department, which is normally within six months but may be altered. Must possess a valid driver's license.

Salary Information
12A-$31,682.06 - High School
12B-$32,399.24- Associate's
12B PLUS $33,599.14 - Bachelor's
12B PLUS $34,799.30 - Master's / PLUS ($2,000 signing bonus and $1,000 relocation incentive for any relocation miles over 50)

Physical Requirements:

The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.

The work is typically performed in a correctional facility or outdoors where the employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.



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Correctional Officer - G12 - Muscogee County Prison

Columbus Consolidated Government