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Correctional Assistant

Company: CoreCivic
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Job Description:

At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Correctional Assistant who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional security setting.

Who We Are:

  • CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release.
  • Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 security facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.

What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives.

What You Get To Do:

Change the lives of those in your care!

The Correctional Assistant performs routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide security in a correctional facility.  They will support the safety initiative by performing security functions limited to areas without inmate contact.

  • Read and comprehend, including comprehension and implementation of actions required to carry out, specific post orders written for any assigned post, as assigned.
  • Monitor the safety practices and the preparation and dissemination of safety and accident reports as required by policy; notify appropriate personnel in cases of serious and unusual incidents and emergencies.
  • Use mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals) to accurately perform such functions as periodic inmate/resident counts.
  • Conduct visual and audio surveillance for extended periods of time, including the reliable repetitive identification of inmates/residents by visual means.
  • Aid in preventing escapes and perform other duties which may involve quickly entering and exiting secured areas; effecting the movement of heavy objects from one place to another; accessing elevated surfaces; passing through openings; moving over obstacles in confined areas.

Qualifications:  

  • High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.
  • Must complete pre-service correctional officer training.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Demonstrate ability to complete any required training.
  • Must be available to work any hours and shift.
  • Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran

Keywords: CoreCivic, Gainesville , Correctional Assistant, Other , Fairfield, Florida

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