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Senior Correctional Officer - Canine

Company: Core Civic
Location: Hermitage
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

$25.61 per hour -At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by
a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility
to better the public good. We are currently seeking a -Senior Correctional Officer, Canine -who
has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional,
secure setting. -Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for
the people and communities we serve.The Senior Correctional Officer, Canine - -assists in the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities in a correctional facility. - They directly supervises Correctional Officers assigned to the shift. - They also provide for the protection of each inmate/resident and the preservation of each inmate's/ resident's legal rights.

Provide general supervision of Correctional Officers and inmates/residents on the shift in the performance of their duties and evaluate as prescribed by the facility and corporate policy.Conduct inspections of all housing and general use areas to ensure that proper standards, facility operating procedures and corporate guidelines of security, health, safety, sanitation and welfare are maintained; direct staff and inmate/resident resources to correct problems detected. -Assist in supervising the internal and external security of the facility; routinely inspect posts to observe alertness of personnel and to confirm security is properly maintained at all times.
Utilize dogs to patrol, secure and investigate, as required, the facility, its grounds, inmate/resident disturbances and contraband possession; aid in the prevention of escapes and apprehension of escapees; and help maintain security and control of contraband.
Maintain records of all K-9 activities.
Run distances of several miles (with dogs).
High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent. - -Two years experience in a criminal justice field, which preferably includes one year in a supervisory capacity.Additional education may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year basis.Completion of basic pre-service officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment.Demonstrate knowledge and ability to care for and train canines.Demonstrate unusually high stamina/conditioning level.A valid driver's license is required.Minimum age requirement: - Must be at least 21 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE - including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Core Civic, Akron , Senior Correctional Officer - Canine, Other , Hermitage, Ohio

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