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Correctional Officer

Job Summary

Helps to keep order in a prison and enforces the rules.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervises and maintains discipline in various areas of the prison
  • Escorts prisoners when necessary
  • Helps maintain a secure environment
  • Monitors behavior in the population
  • Performs routine checks of the perimeter
  • Follows security procedures to prevent unauthorized persons or contraband from leaving or entering the facility