Correctional Officer (Part-Time) - #100607

Kentucky Department Of Corrections


Date: 04/20/2022 00:00 AM

City: La Grange, Kentucky

Salary: $1,586 / hour

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day

This position is part-time, less than 100 hours per month



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 Becky Isaac at Becky.Isaac@ky.gov.




An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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