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Correctional Sergeant-092618-170755

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State Of Tennessee Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 months ago

Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions

LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, TENNESSEE PRISON FOR WOMEN, DAVIDSON COUNTY

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and experience equivalent to three years of varied full-time adult or youth security work, including one year of supervisory or inmate relations coordinator experience and one year of adult correctional security experience; qualifying full-time employment as a Correctional Officer with the State of Tennessee may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications:
Applicants for this class must:

  • be willing to and able to qualify with, carry, and used assigned weapons;
  • be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the date of application;
  • be a citizen of the United States;
  • have a good moral character, as determined by investigation;
  • complete a criminal history disclosure form in a manner approved by the appointing authority;
  • agree to release all records involving their criminal history to the appointing authority;
  • supply a fingerprint sample in a manner prescribed by the TBI for a fingerprint based criminal history records check;
  • have no conviction for a felony or any domestic assault convictions or have been discharged under any other than honorable conditions from any branch of the United States armed forces;
  • pass a physical examination administered by a licensed physician that is consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and that relates to the essential functions of the position;
  • pass a psychological evaluation administered by a licensed mental health professional that is consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and that relates to the essential functions of the position;
  • submit to and pass a pre-employment screening test for use of illegal drugs;
  • possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license at the time of appointment;
  • upon appointment, successfully complete all additional prescribed course of instruction at the Tennessee Correction Academy and any and all on-line training.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:

Summary:
Under general supervision, performs correctional supervisory work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class supervises correctional work at a state correctional facility involving the custody, transportation, and rehabilitation of inmates, and may be assigned to work any shift. This class differs from that of Correctional Corporal in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for acting as assistant shift supervisor or shift supervisor.

Competencies (KSA's):

Competencies:

  • Learning on the Fly

  • Drive for Results

  • Organizational Agility

  • Informing

  • Decision Quality

  • Delegation

  • Conflict Management

  • Hiring and Staffing

  • Presentation Skills

  • Building Effective Teams

Knowledge:

  • Computers and Electronics

  • Clerical

  • Customer and Personnel Service

  • Education and Training

  • Law and Government

  • Mathematics

  • Personnel and Human Resources

  • Public Safety and Security

  • Telecommunications

  • Transportation

Skills:

  • Active Learning

  • Active Listening

  • Critical Thinking

  • Monitoring

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Speaking

  • Writing

  • Instructing

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasion

  • Service Orientation

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Complex Problem Solving

  • Equipment Selection

  • Operation and Control

  • Judgment and Decision Making

  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Time Management

Abilities:

  • Category Flexibility

  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Inductive Reasoning

  • Memorization

  • Number Facility

  • Oral Comprehension

  • Oral Expression

  • Problem Sensitivity

  • Selective Attention

  • Spatial Orientation

  • Time Sharing

  • Written Comprehension

  • Written Expression

  • Reaction Time

  • Sound Localization

  • Speech Clarity

  • Speech Recognition

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Correctional Sergeant-092618-170755

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State Of Tennessee