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ADC DCC Correctional Officer I
Agency: Arkansas Department of Community Correction
Office: NEC
Section: RESIDENTIAL SERVICES
Date Posted: 11/01/2017
Posting Expires: None
Summary
The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) / Department of Community Correction (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. Occasional in-state travel is required. May be required to carry and operate a firearm.
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.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid Arkansas driverís license. 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.
Agency Specific Information
This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your official transcript with you if you are selected for an interview. Also if you have Veteran status you will need to scan/email or mail in your DD-214 to receive credit for Veteran preference before the close date of each job.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation in contributory Retirement Plan required if hired.

All Applicants must submit a complete and accurate information on a completed application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. Applicants are encouraged to attach an original resume to supplement their application or an addendum for additional work history section of the application. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.

DCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DCC is a Criminal Justice Agency and Drug-Free Workplace, Employees Are Subject to a Background Check and Initial and Periodic Substance Abuse Testing.

If applying for a Counseling position there is a 6% SALARY INCREASE DEPENDING ON CERTIFICATION.

If applying for a Parole Probation Officer position the following is REQUIRED: Formal education of a Bachelor's degree from accredited College or University accredited by the organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Political Science, Social Behavior Science, Rehabilitation Science or other human behavior fields and those with management emphasis.

Department Community Correction, Attn: Human Resource Section, Two Union National Plaza, 3rd Floor, 105 West Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201.
Job Details
Position No.: NEC006
Class Code: T083C
Grade: GS04
Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: OSCEOLA
Job County/Region: Mississippi
Contact Information
Contact name: Rebecca Whitaker
Phone: 870-563-8330
Email: rebecca.whitaker@arkansas.gov
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