Friday , March 17 2023

Department of Justice Employment – Correctional Officer

Website U.S. Department of Justice

Job Description:

To protect society and positively change the lives of those in our care. You have a vital role in that mission. You are valued and trained to be prepared. You are rewarded beyond benefits with careers that offer endless professional potential and personal growth.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides supervision, care and correctional treatment of inmates.
  • Concerned with maintenance of institution security contributing to the health and welfare of the inmates and the promotion of good public relations.
  • Enforces rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure judicial sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody.
  • From time to time, may be authorized to carry firearms and to use physical force, including deadly force, to maintain control of inmates.
  • During institution emergencies or other periods of heavy workload or limited staff, may be required to work long and irregular hours, unusual shifts, Sundays, holidays and unexpected overtime.
  • Information as to operations and procedures is provided by post orders, BOP program statements, local supplements, custodial manual, internal correspondence and staff meetings.
  • Incumbent must be flexible and have a broad knowledge base to use own initiative in the resolution of problem situations.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to reason soundly and to think out practical solutions to problems.
  • Ability to lead, supervise, and instruct others.
  • Sympathetic attitude towards the welfare of others.
  • Ability to meet and deal with people of differing backgrounds and behavioral patterns.
  • Ability to be persuasive in selling and influencing ideas.
  • Ability to make decisions and act quickly, particularly under stress.
  • Poise and self-confidence, and ability to remain calm during emergency situations.
  • U. S. Citizenship is Required.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Justice

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Richmond, VA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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