Wilson County Government

Corrections Officer - 08162021

Correctional Officer - Corrections

  1. The Correctional Officer, under the direction of the above ranking officers shall receive new prisoners, book out prisoners, oversee security, issue inmates supplies, assign temporary housing, and handle property control.
  2. The Correctional Officer shall be a back up to other officers.
  3. The Correctional Officer shall assist as needed in the facility.
  4. The Correctional Officer shall be responsible for providing regular visual observation and supervision of prisoners and activities, while taking whatever steps necessary to prevent prisoner misbehavior, avoid disorder, and respond quickly to emergency situations.
  5. The Correctional Officer has the most direct and continuous interaction with prisoners and must develop the interpersonal skills required to adequately communicate with the prisoners. 
  6. The Correctional Officer must be people oriented, taking in to mind prisoner needs and rights, exercise a non-judicial attitude toward them, and respect them as human beings.
  7. The Correctional Officer must attend Tennessee Corrections Institute and receive certification within one year.
Posted On: Monday, 16th August 2021
Department: Sheriff
Shift: 2nd or 3rd Shift-8 hours/day
Education: High School
Pay Rate: $17.08 per hour

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