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Correctional Officer

Maintains the safety and security of the staff, inmates and correction facility; monitors behavior of inmates and promotes acceptable attitude and conduct Maintains custody and control of inmates according to policies, procedures and regulations Supervises inmate activities and maintains discipline; may physically restrain uncooperative or disruptive inmates and take steps to avert fights, assaults, riots, and escapes Performs inspections of all jail areas ensuring they are safe, secure, sanitary and free of contraband; conducts random cell searches for contraband Monitors inmates for rule violations and behavioral changes; maintains appropriate use-of-force continuum as needed for self-defense, defense of another, and to prevent escape Operates building controls; properly times door openings and closings; monitors deputy locations Communicates via intercom in a professional manner; maintains communication with Corporal and in-line with chain of command Accounts for inmates under direct vision and supervision at all times; monitors corrections facility circuit video displays; supervises inmates in courtroom Provides care for inmates; administers and dispenses medications; schedules medical, personal and other appointments; transports and arranges transport for appointments and visits outside of the facility Conducts booking and release of inmates; performs clothed and unclothed searches, examines and tests inmates according to policies; collects and inventories property; completes electronic booking forms, index cards and other records Interviews and classifies new inmates; assesses criminal history and capabilities and assigns cells; re-classifies and re-arranges housing as required by inmate behavior Maintains inmate property, financial and corrections records Updates and maintains a variety of files, records, event logs, charts and other documents; distributes appropriate records and prepares reports as required Answers phones and relays messages Assists other Sheriff’s Office staff, County departments, and Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as needed Maintains the integrity, professionalism and ethical standards of the Sheriff’s Office by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code
Position: Correctional Officer
Organization: Williams County Sheriff's Office
Location: Williston,  ND 
United States
Salary: 28.18/hr DOE
Posting Start Date: 12/26/2023
Date Posted: 1/19/2024
Requirements High School diploma or GED equivalent; AND one (1) year of satisfactory work experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must pass a thorough background investigation Must complete the Corrections Officer basic course within one year of hire Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver’s License Must be able to work in uniform during weekdays, weekends, and holidays on any assigned shift
Status: This listing expires on: 3/4/2024
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Williams County Sheriff's Office

Williston,  ND 58801
United States
Helen Askim, HR