- Monitored, observed, and corrected the behavior of male offenders in a correctional setting
- Enforced policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
- Logged daily events via written ledger and computer
- Documented and completed and necessary paperwork related to the offenders on a daily basis
- Prepare prescription labels by writing doctors orders on enevelopes for staff and inmates under the supervision of a registered pharmacist and a registered nurse.
- Assist the pharmacist and the nurse with providing inmates and staff with information on how to take each drug according to doctors orders.
- Maintain security of inmates.
- Assist other officers with counting female inmates in each dorm and cell before start and finish of the day.
corrections officer / classification officer
- Performed inspection of inmate living quarters and random searches of individual cells, common areas, and offenders, looking for contraband.
- Monitored inmates’ daily activities, watching closely for unusual behavior, improper conduct, or signs of possible conflict.
- Monitored and operated security controls, equipment, and computers.
- Can appropriately conduct first aid and crisis intervention.
- Prevented escapes or incidents, which threatened security.
- When necessary, used physical force, un-armed self-defense, firearms, or force to detain or secure inmates.
- Completed required reports and documentation.
- Inmate processing, maintaining order in the jail and invoking disciplinary measures when necessary, cell searches for drugs and other contraband, inspect the facility for cleanliness and stand guard during exercise periods.
- Supervise Inmate housing and movement.
- Compile various reports while on duty.
- Manage and maintain facility issued equipment.
- Correctional officers can be responsible for the actions of 60 plus inmates at a time while enforcing all facility rules.
- A Correctional Officer must be prepared at all times to intervene in physical altercations to maintain security.
- Search inmates, inmates property/living quarters and common areas
- Transport to numerous locations including other facilities, court rooms, and various medical centers
- Write extensive and detailed incident reports
- React to medical events
- Use interpersonal skills to talk down inmates and deescalate certain situations