Corr Officer I

Maryland government jobs
Baltimore, MD
Feb 17, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
## GRADE CORR 0003 ## LOCATION OF POSITION Multiple positions are located throughout the State of Maryland. ## Main Purpose of Job Correctional Officer I is the entry level of work involving the custody, security and supervision of adult inmates in a correctional facility. ## POSITION DUTIES Attends an entrance level training program certified by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission Attends firearms training; Learns specific duties on various security posts through on-the-job training Maintains control of inmates while escorting individuals or groups within the prison Keeps accurate head counts of inmates in the assigned security post Conducts inspections and searches of inmates and inmate access and work areas for drugs, weapons and other unauthorized materials Enforces rules of conduct among inmates and learns when to prepare reports of infractions Operates manual and electronic locking systems Subdues and restrains inmates during fights, riots and escape attempts When standing an armed post, learns how to determine the need for using firearms and uses them when necessary Assists in the search for escapees, their capture and return to the institution Assists in maintaining the custody of inmates during transport to other institutions or court appearances Drives motor vehicles when transporting inmates, making outside security rounds, searching for escapees and related activities May search visitors for contraband May place inmates in handcuffs, restraining belts and leg irons Performs other related duties. ## MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTSEducation:High School diploma or GED certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission regulation.Experience:NoneNote:The above educational requirement is set by the Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209. ## LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS 1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland. 2. Employees in this classification may be required to operate busses for the transportation of inmates. Employees assigned such duties will be required to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver's License with passenger and air brakes endorsements valid in the State of Maryland. ## SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Employees who have not already done so must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission for a correctional officer during their probationary period, (Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209). Selection standards for correctional officer training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following: US Citizenship or Resident Alien status Must be at least 21 years of age A completed background investigation Oral interview Physical Examination Polygraph Examination 2. Employees in this classification will be required to bear firearms, and to demonstrate practical knowledge and proficiency in the safe use and care of firearms on a periodic basis. 3. Employees are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, must provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached. 4. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal substances. ## EXAMINATION PROCESS Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications, successfully complete the written examination and hiring process will be placed on the employment eligible list.The list will be used by the DPSCS to select employees for at least two years. ## BENEFITSSTATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS## FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination, 300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000, Towson, MD 21286. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410- - (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410- - , MD TTY Relay Service 1-800- - . If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410- - . We thank our Veterans for their service to our country. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.Department:Department of Public Safety and Correctional SvcsDate Opened:4/21/2016 3:35:00 PMFiling Deadline:Open/ContinuousSalary:$42,854.00 - $60,694.00/yearEmployment Type:Full-TimeHR Analyst:William SmithWork Location:Allegany Anne Arundel Baltimore City Carroll Charles Howard Queen Anne's Somerset Washington County Wicomico

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