Under general supervision, maintains custody and security of youth offenders and maintains order in the juvenile facilities.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Enforces all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
Enforces rules, regulations, and state laws necessary for control and management of offenders and the maintenance of public safety.
Escorts offenders in transit and during temporary leaves.
Guards facility entrances in order to screen visitors.
Handles and trains canines for tracking, search and rescue, guard duty, detection of contraband. Inspects, inventories, maintains physical control of, logs keys, tools, weapons and related equipment.
Maintains order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies and laws.
Observes conduct and behavior of offenders to prevent disturbances and escapes.
Oversees offenders during work assignments, meals, and recreation periods.
Patrols assigned areas and report any problems.
Prepares admission, program, releases, transfers and other reports.
Responds to emergencies.
Takes offenders in custody and escort to locations within and outside of the facility.
Transports offenders to and from correctional facilities.
The position will require 24 hours on-call and extensive state-wide travel and overnight stays.
High school diploma or GED AND P.O.S.T. certification AND One year of experience required at the lower level Correctional Officer 1 (PSP060) or position equivalent.
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Military Salary Increase Incentive Amount:
Preference will be given to applicants, who in the addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess two or more of the following:
Eighteen (18) months or more of prior military or law enforcement experience
Two (2) years of college credits or an Associate's Degree from an accredited university
Experience in correctional security operations and/or tactical emergency response
Advanced training in correctional security, tactical operations, intelligence, investigations, interviewing techniques, instructional presentations.
Basic LE Mandate
Basic computer skills to include Word, Excel, Power Point
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DJJ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
High school diploma or GED AND any combination of training and experience which would enable the applicant to meet the minimum standards of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).
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