Correctional Detail Officer - Facilities Maintenance G12
Columbus Consolidated Government
 Columbus, GA

Position Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental Questions

Supervises and trains inmates; plans work assignments. Maintains tool inventory. Makes recommendations for job suitability; reports inmate problems and concerns to the MCP prison. Ensures that custodial duties such as cleaning are performed efficiently and according to guidelines. Takes counts of inmates as required; searches for and removes prisoner contraband; administers medication and first aid; responds to inmate requests for additional medical attention. Transfers inmates to and from work assignment. Ensures that inmates comply with department policies and procedures. Maintains daily reports on all incidents, accidents, and activities. Prepares logs and reports on completed work. Performs maintenance activities such as cutting grass, planting trees, painting, sanding and patching sheetrock, trimming trees and shrubbery, and spreading topsoil, seed, and mulch. Maintains equipment in working condition. Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, work processes, and works cooperatively and jointly to provide continuous improvement and customer-driven service. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of the operation of trucks and various janitorial equipment. Knowledge of first aid and the use of EAD. Knowledge of basic self defense. Knowledge of the principles and practices of construction. Knowledge of accepted personnel practices, procedures, and policies, including supervision and training. Skill in the operation of hand radios. Skill in interpersonal relations. Skill in oral and written communication.

Minimum Educational and Training Requirements:

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Possession of or ability to readily obtain certification by the Georgia Department of Corrections. This position is required to supervise state inmate labor. Employee must pass P.O.S.T. certification within the time frame required by this department, which is normally within six months but may be altered. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Physical Requirements:

The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or crouching. The employee frequently lifts light objects, occasionally lifts heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color. The work is typically performed in an office, library, computer room, or outdoors where the employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.