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    Arkansas Dept. of CorrectionBrickeys, AR

    Job #93538622

  • Job Details

    Agency: Department of Correction
    Date Posted: 07/02/2013
    Posting Expires: 07/31/2013

    The Arkansas Department of Correction/Department of Community Correction (ADC/DCC) Correctional Officer I is responsible for maintaining security, observing behavior, overseeing work, and documenting records of inmates/residents in a correctional/residential facility. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
    Typical Functions
    Supervises the security and conduct of inmates/residents in cells, during group meetings, meals, bathing, at recreation, during visitations, while working and other assignments. Maintains perimeter security from tower by watching for escapees and/or disturbances. Maintains security at front gate by logging in visitors to unit. Performs security checks of buildings and grounds, including shakedowns and strip searches of inmates/residents. Maintains a log for work release, status, and movement of inmates/residents. Writes incident reports and takes disciplinary action on rule violations of inmates/residents. Escorts inmates/residents to visitation, court, and work assignments. Attends shift briefing to discuss incidents, problems, and security issues. May operate communications equipment by receiving/transmitting messages, logging incoming/outgoing calls, and contacting requested parties. Performs other duties as assigned.
    Special Job Dimensions
    Frequent shift work, exposure to danger, and emergency on-call duty may be required.
    Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
    Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Knowledge of the characteristics of and response to human behavior. Ability to monitor inmate/resident activities and write reports. Ability to perform security inspections of buildings and grounds. Ability to conduct investigations. Ability to exercise self-defense tactics.
    Minimum Education and/or Experience
    The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
    Preferred Qualifications

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    Must possess a valid Arkansas driver's license.
    Agency Specific Information
    The starting salary for this position is $28,770.00. All salary offers are subject to approval by the Office of Personnel Management subject to authority provided by the state pay plan.
    College degree and/or transcripts and DD214/NGB-22 must be attached to application or faxed to for additional qualification processes.
    Applications should be submitted to the Department of Correction website ( Please do not submit a resume in lieu of a completed application.
    The Arkansas Department of Correction is a drug free workplace. Other job related education and experience may be substituted for all or part of the minimum requirements upon review.

    Job Details
    Position No.: 4800-0012
    Class Code: T083C
    Grade: C112
    Salary Range: $25,268.00 - $42,918.00 per year
    check required? Yes
    Job Type: Full Time
    Location Information
    Job City: East Arkansas Regional Unit, Brickeys, AR
    Job County/Region: Lee
    Contact Information
    Contact name: Raja Humphrey

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