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Job Category: Corrections Officer (entry level)
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Job Title: Correctional Officer
Hiring Organization: Kentucky Department of Corrections
Salary Range: $2,500 monthly
Closing Date: 2016-12-31
Job Location: Kentucky
Description: Minimum Requirement - Primary Education: High school graduate.

Primary Experience : None

Education Substitution : None

Experience Substitution : None

Special Requirements : Must be twenty-one years of age.

Maintains custody and control of inmates/patients in a custodial security setting for adults or performs related special assignments; and performs other duties as required.

Typical Working Conditions and Unique
Physical Requirements : Must be able to physically respond to an emergency situation. Assist in an evacuation or rescue, bend, lift, run or walk swiftly in order to physically disrupt fights between inmates and/or residents or intervene in a combative situation to protect fellow employees from the threat of harm or actual harm at the hands of an inmate and/or resident. Must possess the physically agility to secure an inmate and/or resident with handcuffs and/or ankle chains, or other restraints, and, it necessary, to engage in forced movement of inmates and/or residents from one location to another.

Additional Requirements : Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.
Special Instructions: To apply for positions within the Department of Corrections, please visit https://careers.ky.gov. Once on this website, click on the “Search and Apply” tab at the top, and then click on “Career Opportunities System”. Create a profile for yourself, fill out your application, etc. After you have your application submitted, you can search for jobs and apply for jobs that are posted.
Additional Online Information: http://careers.ky.gov
Contact Information: Teresa Harris
HR Manager
PO Box 2400
Frankfort, Kentucky United States
502-564-4636
502-564-3571
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