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1/22/2023 (7:00 PM EST)

23-00302
Correctional Officer (Part-Time)

Pay Grade
10

Salary
$15.86 Hourly

Locality Premium – $2.00 – $2.64 per hour
Shift Premium – $2.13 per hour
Weekend Premium – $2.13 per hour
Holiday Premium – $2.13 per hour

Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | PART TIME (LESS THAN 100HR/MONTH) ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A

Hiring Agency
Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Corrections

Location
PO Box 9300
Central City, KY 42330 USA

Description
Are you ready to Brave the Challenge?

Do you want to kick-start your career in Criminal Justice? Look no further! The Kentucky Department of Corrections is seeking motivated individuals who are up for the challenge.

Correctional Officers fill a critical role within correctional institutions by working together as a team to maintain safety and control of offenders.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains control of the institution to provide safety and security of the facility inmates, staff, and general public by enforcing rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Supervises inmate activities in housing units, dining areas, recreation and work areas.
  • Attends to the medical, visitation, personal property, and recreational needs of the inmates.
  • Inspects and patrols the grounds for contraband, unauthorized personnel, and for other security risks.
  • Completes required reports and daily logs.
  • Conducts inmate counts, security rounds, and searches.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Observation skills
  • Be a team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure

Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: High school graduate.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be twenty years of age.

Working Conditions
Work environment is hazardous due to working in a state correctional facility with convicted felons.

Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Vicki Allen at [email protected]

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D