Corrections Officer

State of Michigan Newberry, SC
Job Description

Corrections Officer(s) will oversee and participate in the custody, security, and treatment of prisoners.

Duties include observation of prisoner activities, count of prisoners several times per shift, searching of prisoners, employees, Housing Units and other structures. Will attempt to obtain prisoner compliance with facility and departmental policy and procedures. Will be expected to respond quickly to calls for assistance in other areas of the prison as directed by control center or shift supervisor, observe and appropriately respond to critical incidents, including the writing of applicable reports. Must be able to communicate effectively. Other duties as assigned.