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Job Category: Corrections Officer (level II and up)
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Job Title: Correctional Sergeant
Hiring Organization: KY Department of Corrections
Salary Range: $2500.00 - $2834.88 monthly
Closing Date: 2016-05-19
Job Location: Kentucky
Description: Investigates disciplinary reports. Performs weekly security inspections. Provides assistance to Correctional Lieutenants. Assigns work of inmates and staff to maintain sanitation and security or complete work in a specific institutional area. Takes required action during emergencies to prevent escapes and suppress disorders. Oversees inmates/patients inside and outside of the institution. Searches inmate's/patient's person, mail and quarters for contraband. Oversees work or recreational activities. Oversees inmates/patients during bathing and meals. Counsels with inmates/patients on minor adjustment problems and refers serious problems to proper staff specialists. Supervises the counts of inmates/patients in dormitories or cell blocks. Completes reports. Transports inmates/patients to and from the institution, courts, medical facilities and other areas as required. Serves on institutional committees. Interprets policy and procedure memoranda.

Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title 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.

Applicants may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.
Work opportunities tax credit hires include Veterans.
Apply online at https://careers.ky.gov.
Contact Teresa Harris/Recruitment Branch at 502-564-4636 for questions.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D
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: Jesse A Kirk
HR Manager
PO Box 2400
Frankfort, Kentucky United States
502-564-4636
502-564-3571
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