Monday , February 6 2023

Michigan State 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.


Job Responsibilities:

  • No specific type or amount is required.

A new hire must finish an approved eight-week corrections officer training program (currently four weeks virtual and four weeks in person), followed by eight weeks of on-the-job training at a correctional facility. Successful completion of the training program, annual training and continuing certification as a Corrections Officer are required to remain employed.

  • The Department of Corrections will not hire individuals who are found unsuitable for employment as a Corrections Officer based on a background investigation of the individual.
  • The Department of Corrections may screen out applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.
  • An applicant must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of employment as a Corrections Officer. An applicant must pass a post-job-offer medical exam, drug screen and physical fitness test.

Job Requirements:

  • 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 Details:

Company: State of Michigan

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cadillac, MI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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