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Correctional Officer

Company: Core Civic
Location: Lexington
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

$21.94 - 23.94 per. hourAt CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. We are hiring immediately for aCorrectional Officerwho has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting. As a CoreCivic employee, you can expect: Company matched 401K Paid time off and federal holidays Healthcare and wellness programs Paid Training and where applicable certifications

The Correctional Officer provides for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents in housing units, at meals, during recreation, on work assignments and during all other phases of activity in a correctional facility. You may have to employ weapons or force to maintain discipline and order. Veterans are encouraged to apply. You are responsible for maintaining order and security of inmates in a correctional facility. You must be able to work any shift, as you may be assigned to a variety of posts including, but not limited to, armory/key control, housing units, kitchen, medical, visitation, etc. CoreCivic recognizes your military service to qualify you for positions
requiring criminal justice experience.You may be a fit for this role if you: Have a high school diploma, GED certification or equivalent. We train you to be successful: Paid training, and where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment (we pay the cost for you). Have a valid driver's license. Can demonstrate the ability to complete any required training. Are available to work any hours, any shift. Are at least 18 years of age.CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran. Associated topics: correctional center, correctional specialist, detention officer, inmate, jail, jailer, parole officer, parole probation officer, prison, rehabilitation center

Keywords: Core Civic, Jackson , Correctional Officer, Other , Lexington, Tennessee

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