Help Wanted: Correctional Officers
Looking for someone to guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures.
Detailed Activities:. Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.
Working Conditions:Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Work Interest:Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Work Value:Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
Basic Skills:Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Minimum Education:57 High school diploma or equivalent 22 Some college, no degree15 Post-secondary certificate
Salary Information:$19.02 hourly, $39,550 annual
Experience in other fields:
Social and Human Service Assistants 29-2053.00Psychiatric Technicians29-2061.00Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 33-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers33-3021.01Police Detectives33-3021.02Police Identification and Records Officers33-3021.03Criminal Investigators and Special Agents33-3051.01Police Patrol Officers Bright Outlook 33-3051.03Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs 39-9041.00Residential Advisors
Growth Potential:There is a potential shift toward utilizing private companies to build and run prisons. With such moves, a possibility exists for there to be a reduction in the number of corrections jobs available, depending on which state you want to work in.
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