Correctional Officer I

City of Danville Mass Transit   Danville, VA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on May 7, 2023
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Correctional Officer I

$3,608.13 Monthly


purpose of the position is to direct, supervise and train inmate work-program crews, oversee the care and custody of all inmates, and ensure the security and safety of the public, staff and inmates. This is accomplished by planning, organizing and directing the safe and secure operations of inmate work crews; providing oversight of inmate custody related to housing, movement, feeding, discipline, programs and activities; training and guiding inmates to develop marketable work skill sets, habits, traits and attitudes; providing appropriate incarceration related information and medical care; and coordinating with the watch commander to ensure that inmates receive appropriate medical treatment, counseling, and discipline. Other duties include completing logs and reports based on activities and observations.

Formal Education
requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training.