Correctional Officer- STATEWIDE deadline: November 9, 2014

Company Name:
Department of Administration
Job Duties:
Maintain security and control of inmates to insure inmate, staff and community protection
Interpret correctional facility policy and procedure for inmates inspect the facility and inmates for proper security, health, and safety precautions
Maintain institution's record keeping system report inmate behavioral incidents to supervisors and disciplinary committee orally and in writing
Establish proper public relations with visitors to the institution
Maintain housing unit log, recording all appropriate information involved in shift activities
Write conduct and incident reports for inmate misbehavior
Special Notes:
At least 18 years of age upon appointment
Hold a valid driver's license for a minimum of two years
Less than three traffic violations in the past two years
No felony convictions without a pardon or domestic violence convictions
Pass a medical exam and fitness test
Meet firearms standards
High school diploma or equivalent
_Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application.
The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background and traffic violation checks on all applicants. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Correctional program for the care and rehabilitation of inmates
Crowd control tactics, formations and policy and procedure
Basic first aid techniques
First Responder Philosophy
Knowlege of the general background information of inmates
Attitudes and experience of inmates
Ability to read training, instructional, and procedural materials
Understand information on reports and forms
Clearly describe information and situations orally
Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
Operate vehicles including: cars; vans; small trucks, with standard & manual transmissions
Communicate clearly over radio and other communication systems
Comprehend and implement verbal instructions
Tolerate criticism including, verbal, mental, and physical harassment without loss of control
Maintain work schedules
Clearly explain the intent of institution rules and regulations
Interpret rules, regulations, and policy and procedures
Observe large amounts of visual information
Identify and recognize changes in human behavior
Recognize hazardous conditions as it relates to equipment, buildings and grounds
Present information clearly in a formal proceeding
Identify and interpret non-verbal communications
Ability to physically restrain and control inmates
Demonstrate proficiency and safe handling of all DOC firearms
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
Maintain effective work habits during a wide variety of shift assignments
Follow orders and the mission statement regardless of personal opinions
Maintain vigilance and alertness of your environment
Identify illicit drugs and the symptoms that they manifest
How To Apply:
Apply on-line, in one of two ways, either: 1) click on "Log In" to access your existing WISCJOBS account and complete a Job Search for keyword 14-04754 and then click on "Apply Now" or 2) if new to WISCJOBS, first create a new account to complete an initial application and then continue with the on-line process. After applying you will not receive notification from us until a several weeks after the deadline.
_Testing and interviews will be held during week of January 13, 2015._
Please be sure to answer all 55 questions. It is important that you provide correct email addresses for your employment references.
County(ies): Brown, Chippewa, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Grant, Jackson, Juneau, Milwaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Waushara, Winnebago
Type of Employment: Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary: Starting pay is $15.194 per hour and includes an excellent State Benefits package. Completion of a paid seven week training program and a nine month probationary period is required. Pay Schedule/Range: 05-31
Contact: Please contact or with any questions. For more information please watch our recruitment videos
Bargaining Unit: Non-Represented
Area of Competition: Open
Deadline to Apply: 11/9/2014 Please apply and have all materials in by 11:59 PM on Sunday, November 9, 2014.
Exam Information: 66500 - 004 Correctional Officer
Classification Title: / JAC: Correctional Officer 14-04754
Job Working Title: CO

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