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ADC DCC Correctional Sergeant
Agency: Department of Correction
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Date Posted: 12/07/2017
Posting Expires: 12/22/2017
Summary
The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) / Department of Community Correction (DCC) Correctional Sergeant is responsible for guarding and directing the work of inmates/residents, observing the behavior of inmates/residents, documenting records as required, and the supervision of other correctional officers. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Schedules, distributes, and guides the work assignments of a protective services work staff and assists supervisory staff in the timely accomplishment of the assigned workloads. Supervises inmates/residents engaged in garden and field work by instructing inmates/residents on work assignments, issuing and retrieving tools, and writing disciplinary actions. Carries weapon and receives inmate count throughout shift to monitor inmates/residents and to prevent attempted escapes. Schedules, distributes, and guides the work assignments of a protective services work staff and assists supervisory staff in the timely accomplishment of the assigned workloads. Works as desk officer in an assigned building by maintaining accurate count of inmates/residents movement and status, checking building security, assisting in shakedown of building and inmates, investigating incidents, and checking daily logs. Maintains inmate/resident logs, such as work activities, transfers, and inmate/resident movements, and prepares and maintains various departmental reports concerning unit and inmate/resident activities. Transports inmates/residents to infirmary, meals, and various job sites throughout the state to perform maintenance work. Assists with inmate/residentís visitation by observing the inmatesí/residentsí and visitorsí behavior in visitor room. Inspects living areas to ensure safety and cleanliness. 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 public safety methods and techniques. Knowledge of characteristics of and response to human behavior. Ability to assign and coordinate work activities and monitor the performance of co-workers. Ability to perform security inspection of buildings and grounds and perform other public safety activities. Ability to write reports and read rules and regulations. Ability to supervise inmates. Ability to conduct investigations. Ability to exercise self-defense tactics. Skill in the operation of firearms.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in correctional security or law enforcement, including one year in a leadership capacity.
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
The starting salary for this position is $41,939.78. 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 your application for additional qualification processes. If you are not able to scan and attach to your application you can fax it to 870-850-8550 but please make sure you list the position number on the document you are faxing.
Applicants must submit a completed State of Arkansas application. The Work History section of the application must be completed or it will not be considered. Please list ALL prior jobs on the state application. Resumes may accompany, but will not replace the state application. NOTE: We do not accept faxed or printed applications.
Other job related education and experience may be substituted for all or part of the minimum requirements upon review.
The Arkansas Department of Correction is a drug free workplace.
Job Details
Position No.: 2208-6301
Class Code: T065C
Grade: GS06
Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00 per year
Background
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Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Varner Unit - Grady, AR
Job County/Region: Lincoln
Contact Information
Contact name: Mark Mallard
Phone: 870.575.1846
Email: mark.mallard@arkansas.gov
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