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JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL SERGEANT- ELBERT SHAW RYDC at Dept. of Juvenile Justice

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dalton, Georgia

Job Description:

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Assists shift supervisor with administration of unit or program. Maintains custody and security of prisoners and other incarcerated offenders and maintains order in correctional institutions and other places of detention. Supervises and plans work of assigned staff. Completes administrative paperwork, the preparation and maintenance of records, forms, and reports. Develops work and security procedures. Enforces rules, regulations, and state laws necessary for control and management of offenders and the maintenance of public safety. Handles and trains canines for tracking, search and rescue, guard duty, detection of contraband. Inspects, inventories, maintains physical control of, logs keys, tools, weapons and related equipment. Maintains knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations. Maintains order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies and laws. May conduct hearings of disciplinary infractions. Observes conduct and behavior of offenders to prevent disturbances and escapes. Provides support in training, selecting, and orienting subordinate correctional security staff. Reads and reviews offender information to identify issues that require special attention. Responds to emergencies

Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED AND P.O.S.T. certification AND Eighteen months of experience required at the lower level Correctional Officer 2 (PSP061) or position equivalent.