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Correctional Officers are responsible for maintaining order in a detention facility. Responsibilities listed on sample resumes for Correctional Officers include supervising inmates with emotional disorders in an effective, firm and fair manner; initiating and participating in the searching of inmates and their housing units and work areas; and successfully completing specialized training courses in self-defense, medical emergencies, and safety management. Employers look for a high school diploma as a minimum educational requirement on applicants' resumes, though some state and local prison systems require college credits as well.

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Correctional Officer

Maintain security within the institution and oversee the health and safety of staff and inmates: Care, Custody, Control.

  • Maintain master inmate location counts.
  • Supervise inmates in housing units and afford services.
  • Daily searches as necessary to find contraband.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Computer Operations
Ess
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Correctional Officer

Work both security and housing posts

  • Graduation from CDOC academy
  • Work in close proximity with offenders
  • Handle escalated situations
  • Special Training, Pressure point controle tactics, OC qualified, Shotgun qualified.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Criminal Justice And Judicial Procedures
43

Police/correctional Officer

To provide care, custody, and control of inmates.

  • Generate the necessary daily reports and logs.
  • To maintain the integrity and security of Duval's jails.
  • Patrol the streets of Duval County to deter crime.
  • Training periodically on several firearms to maintain proficiency.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Emergency Medical Techicians
44

Correctional Officer

Provide security to inmates and their residence

  • Control inmate movement on floor and in units
  • Make call outs for inmate activities and supervise their movement
  • Provide accurate counts throughout the day
  • Enforce the rules and write disciplinary reports if inmate doesn't comply.
  • Escort inmates to their destination when needed (Transport, cell change, segregation, etc.)
  • Search inmates and their housing units for contraband items
  • Record daily activities, movement, emergency codes and security checks into logbook
  • Train new officers on security rules and regulations within the facility
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Health Information Technology
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Correctional Officer

  • Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts and amends files to reflect changes as appropriate.
  • Observes detainees' demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and/or closer observation.
  • Supervises the daily activities of juveniles in residence; ensure juveniles
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
Special Education
Business And Marketing

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