Website State of Mississippi
This is professional work involving the supervision of an assigned staff of correctional officers and offenders at a state institution or prison to ensure order and discipline. Incumbents are responsible for operating large or high-security, complex functional units within security operations. Duties include assigning and inspecting the work of subordinate officers; supervising and checking offenders in living quarters and cell blocks; assisting in the assignment of work stations; maintaining discipline; preventing escapes, fires, and thefts; and enforcing rules and regulations regarding activities of offenders assigned to the institution or prison. Supervision is received from an administrative superior.
Supervises, assigns, and checks the work of Correctional Officers in a lower classification.
Makes frequent inspections to ensure that assigned duties are being adequately performed, that offenders are properly treated, and that their living quarters are clean and orderly.
Investigates infractions of rules by offenders and takes or recommends appropriate action.
Enforces rules and regulations governing activities of offenders; prepares disciplinary reports.
Schedules working shifts and assigns specific work stations.
Transfers offenders to and from places of confinement.
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate’s ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
Company: State of Mississippi
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hattiesburg, MS, US
Application Deadline: N/A