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Correctional Officer

Company: Fannin County Detention Center
Location: Bonham
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Fannin County Detention Center Bonham, TX under the management of LaSalle Corrections, is seeking to hire Correctional Officer. This position will maintain custody, care, and control of inmates. Monitors inmate activities and enforces security department's policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Supervises inmates in living areas and recreational activities. Supervises inmates and visitors in visitation areas. Serves as control center officer, coordinates and monitors inmate movements, conduct counts, and provides emergency response. Serves as mail room, field tower, medical security, perimeter security, and/or gate officer as required. Interacts daily with offenders and staff members while providing security for the facility. Provides security in treatment activities and supervises labor crews in the kitchen and other specialized areas. Ensures prompt and appropriate assistance to inmates in the event of injury, illness, and emotional trauma. Prepares reports and maintains daily logs as required. Initiates disciplinary reports. Conduct shakedown for contraband materials, either individually or as part of a specialized team. Promotes facility cleanliness and reports need for maintenance and/or repairs. Serves as a member of special teams to respond. Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Valid Driver's License EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent required. Successfully complete training courses and on-the-job training as required by facility training standards. Experience in a correctional setting is highly desirable. Must be representative of worthwhile qualities to which an inmate can identify. Must be emotionally stable, understanding, and philosophically attuned to the objectives of the facility. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: _The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions._While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, talk, listen, and write.

Job Type: Full-timePay: $19.82 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 12 hour shift Holidays Overtime Weekend availabilityWork Location: One location

Keywords: Fannin County Detention Center, Allen , Correctional Officer, Other , Bonham, Texas

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