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