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Correctional Officer at Lake Region Law Enforcement Center

Lake Region Law Enforcement Center
Devils Lake, ND
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 Hourly
  • Other
Job Description

Job Summary:

The Correctional Officer is the front line staff of the Lake Region Correctional Facility and as such is responsible for the safety and security of the facility, staff, and inmates. The Correctional Officers will follow the policies and procedures of the facility to include holding inmates accountable to established rules and regulations.

Essential Job Duties:

·       Conducting wellbeing checks every hour on an irregular basis, not to exceed sixty minutes between checks

·       Escorting inmates to/from assigned housing units for court, visitation, recreation, appointments, release

·       Assist in the processing of new arrestees (pat down search, unclothed search, booking photos, PREA assessment, initial medical screening, chemical testing)

·       Responding to inmate requests (at your level)

·       Dispensing inmate meals, medication, mail and commissary

·       Collecting dirty linens / passing out clean linens

·       Collecting meal trays and trash after each meal time

·       Conducting searches of inmates and assigned areas as instructed

·       Inspecting all areas of the secure confines of the jail

·       Maintain a chronological daily log in the computer of the events that occurred during the shift

·       Complete all counts, inventories and reports prior to going off shift

·       Know the emergency evacuation procedures for the entire facility

·       Conduct emergency evacuation drills with the inmates as assigned

·       Communicate in person, on the phone or radio in a professional manner

·       Ensure all inmates are accounted for and in the proper location

·       Respond to emergent situations within the secure confines of the jail

·       Follow the chain of command and enforce it with the inmates

·       Report any concerns to your immediate supervisor

·       Additional duties as assigned by supervisors

Required Job Skills:

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Able to take orders

·       Moderate computer skills

·       Ability to keep calm in emergency situations

·       Critical thinking

·       Good judgement

·       Self-disciplined

·       Resilient

·       Unquestionable Integrity

·       Must successfully complete a six-month probationary period

Job Qualifications:

·       Must be at least eighteen years of age

·       Must pass pre-employment drug screen

·       Must have a valid driver’s license

·       Must pass a criminal background check

·       Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)

We are looking forward to reading your application.

Available shifts and compensation: We have available shifts all days of the week. Compensation is $20.00/hour.

About Lake Region Law Enforcement Center: Lake Region Law Enforcement Center is looking for an individual to join our team. Our ideal candidate is self-driven, motivated and trustworthy.

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Devils Lake, ND



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