Corrections Corporal - TECUMSEH

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Location:

Tecumseh, NE 

Category:

Other Behavioral Health Positions

Salary:

$17.98 per hour
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Job Views:

149

Zip Code:

68450

Employment Type:

Full time

Loan Forgiveness?:

No

Posted:

05.26.2017
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Job Description:

Job # 0617TSCICPLLOT
 
DESCRIPTION:
CURRENT OPENINGS IN TECUMSEH.

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) operates 10 institutions housing approximately 5,200 inmates statewide. The department's focus includes inmate programming and education, physical and behavioral health care, re-entry services, and community programs, and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). For more information please call 402-335-5998 or visit our website www.corrections.nebraska.gov. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please contact ADA Coordinator Lisa Mathews at 402-479-5812, or lisa.mathews@nebraska.gov.

KEEP PEOPLE SAFE. Offering a competitive salary with shift differential, advancement opportunities plus benefits to include medical/dental/vision insurance, free basic life insurance, retirement, 100% tuition assistance, paid vacations, holidays, and sick leave.

TESTING & INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD IN TECUMSEH.

Invitations to schedule the test and interview date will be emailed to you upon receipt of application. Please bring your valid driver's license. Appropriate business attire required (shorts and tank tops will not be allowed).

The Corrections Corporal selection process includes the following steps:
  • Online application
  • Corrections Selection Inventory (CSI) online assessment by invitation only
  • Interview
  • Security background check
  • Reference checks
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test.

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EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Monitor inmates/offenders in a wide variety of situations and activities. Inmate/offender monitoring may either be direct or indirect through subordinate Correctional Officers. Enforces facility rules and regulations governing the conduct of inmates/offenders. Conducts and evaluates on-the-job training for newly assigned Corrections Officers, if applicable. Documents inmate/offender behavior, status and movement. Searches inmates'/offenders' person, quarters and work areas for contraband. Operates or monitors the operation of manual, computerized and/or electronically controlled security equipment, maintaining controlled movement of inmates/offenders, staff members and the public. Responsible for inmate/offender housing areas. Responsibility includes sanitation, serving meals, laundry inventory, supplies, etc. Maintains all daily control documentation, i.e. logs, counts, etc. May be in charge of visiting areas, ensuring compliance with rules and regulations involving those areas. Transports or oversees the transportation of inmates/offenders who leave the facility on any form of transportation into the community. Assists supervisory staff in the operation of maximum security areas, i.e. segregation units. Recommends improvements to security procedures when appropriate. Overtime, voluntary and mandatory, includes weekends, holidays and extended shifts.

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age, high school education or equivalent, a valid driver's license and must be able to legally possess a firearm and ammunition.

PREFERRED: Bilingual skills in English and Spanish desired and assessed.

OTHER: Must be able to work overtime, voluntary and mandatory; which includes weekends, holidays and extended shifts.Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid NE Corrections Training Program to include CPR, first aid, firearms, and self-defense tactics.
Company Info
Nebraska Department of Correctional Services 801 W. Prospector Place, Bldg 1
Lincoln, NE, United States

Phone: 402-479-5601
Web Site: http://www.corrections.nebraska.gov/

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