Monday , January 30 2023

Michigan Jobs – Corrections Officer

Website State of Michigan

Job Description:

This is an entry-level position. At the entry level, employees are required to complete the approved training program designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to function as a corrections officer. Upon successful completion of the training and other departmental requirements, the officer will complete the probationary period at an assigned correctional facility. The employee participates in the custody, security and treatment of prisoners or detainees while learning and developing the interpersonal skills required to perform a range of corrections officer assignments.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Employees may be required to wear and operate respiratory protection devices;
  • Employees to work in an environment with varying degrees of discomfort;
  • Employees to be absent of any physical limitation that would impair effective performance;
  • Employees to have skill in the use of self-defense methods;
  • Employees to meet the physical requirements of the work, which includes the performance of strenuous tasks requiring muscular strength and coordination, and cardiovascular endurance.

Job Requirements:

  • On a post assignment in learning and developing capacity
  • Observes prisoners’ or detainees’ activities to detect unusual or prohibited behavior that might be a threat to the security of the facility or the safety of prisoners, detainees, employees or visitors
  • Responds quickly to calls for assistance in other areas of the prison or facility as directed.
  • Assists in controlling disturbances and isolating instigators
  • Observes and appropriately responds to such “critical incidents” as assaults on employees, prisoners or detainees; prisoner or detainee disturbances; or other situations threatening the security of the facility, and prepares written reports. Appropriate responses may include the use of firearms.
  • Prepares written records and reports related to the work
  • Performs related work as assigned

Job Details:

Company: State of Michigan

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Flint, MI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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