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Correction Officer Trainee

Description: • Written Test To Be Held: February 3, 2018 • Applications Must Be Submitted or Postmarked By: December 13, 2017 • As a Correction Officer, under the direct supervision of a higher-ranking officer, you would be responsible for the custody and security, as well as the safety and well-being, of criminal offenders in New York State Correctional Facilities. You would supervise the movement and activities of inmates, make periodic rounds of assigned areas, conduct searches for contraband, maintain order within the facility, and prepare reports as necessary. You would advise inmates of the rules and regulations governing the operation of the facility and assist them in resolving problems. You would have a high degree of responsibility for your actions and decisions. You will play a large role in the rehabilitative process related to the incarcerated population. You may also be required to carry firearms in the performance of certain duties and to perform other related work as required.

Salary $40,590 Annually
Type of Opportunity Full Time
Location NY
Field of Study Any
Degree Wanted High School Diploma
Special Skills & Requirements • You must be at least 21 years of age. • You must be a high school graduate or have a high school equivalency diploma (issued by an appropriate State education authority). The diploma issued to the high school graduate must be from an accredited public or private school recognized by the New York State Education Department. Diplomas issued through a home study course and not by an appropriate educational authority are not acceptable. • By New York State law, a Correction Officer is a peace officer and must be qualified to hold such office and must be a U.S. citizen. • Correction Officers are Public Officers. Therefore, although New York State residency is not required to take the written test, New York State residency is required to accept and continue employment.
Company Name New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Contact:
Address: 1220 Washington Avenue; Albany, NY 12226
Email:
Phone:
Website: http://www.doccs.ny.gov/
About the Company: The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, guided by the Departmental Mission, is responsible for the confinement and habilitation of approximately 53,000 individuals under custody held at 54 state facilities and 36,000 parolees supervised throughout seven regional offices.
How To Apply: Please apply online at https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc/26-314.cfm
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2017-12-13

 

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