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Job Category: Corrections Officer (entry level)
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Job Title: Correctional Officer I
Hiring Organization: Colorado Department of Corrections
Salary Range: $3,517.00
Closing Date: 11/30/2018
Job Location: Colorado
Description: The Correctional Officer I (CO I) positions maintain the safety and security of Colorado Department of Corrections' (CDOC) prison facilities throughout the state. Correctional Officers support the CDOC Mission, Vision and Values with integrity and commitment while preparing offenders for community reentry.

Correctional Officers respectfully communicate with offenders and their families, coworkers, supervisors, managers and the public; presenting a professional and dependable workforce. Positions must cooperate with other staff members and work as a cohesive team, while managing a diverse offender population.

Positions maintain the safety and security of the general public, staff and offenders; duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Monitoring and controlling access to the facility and restricted areas;
  • Manning an armed post (this requires annual firearms certification);
  • Monitoring facility perimeter, detaining unidentified pedestrians and/or vehicles;
  • Operating a variety of mechanical doors, security devices, equipment and alarms;
  • Controlling movement of offenders throughout daily schedules;
  • Escorting and transporting offenders in authorized state vehicles;
  • Monitoring visiting areas;
  • Conducting formal, informal and emergency counts;
  • Cross checking and maintaining movement logs;
  • Conducting searches for contraband (this may include canine, metal detector, pat, perimeter, strip and vehicle searches);
  • Inspecting facility and cells to maintain health, safety and sanitation standards;
  • Inspecting offender mail;
  • Utilizing proper protocols when responding to emergency situations, such as fights, medical emergencies, fires and escapes;
  • Following established tool and key control, ensuring proper storage and documentation;
  • Attending roll call;
  • Documenting incidents utilizing established reporting practices;
  • Communicating pertinent information to coworkers and supervisors.
Special Instructions: To apply for this position please go to www.cdoc.jobs. For more information please cal (719)226-4430.
Additional Online Information: https://www.cdoc.jobs
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