Position: Correction Officer Trainee
Department: New York State Department of Correctional Services
Closes: February 20, 2006
Salary: $28,444/yr. during first six months, $30,043 during second six months, $34,742 after completion of 26 full bi-weekly payroll periods.
Description: Correction Officer positions are located throughout New York State in various facilities of the NYS Department of Correctional Services. As a Correction Officer, under the direct supervision of a higher-ranking officer, you would be responsible for the custody and security, as well as the safety and well-being of criminal offenders in State Correctional Facilities and Correctional Camps. You would supervise the movement and activities of inmates; make periodic rounds of assigned areas; conduct searches for contraband; maintain order within the facility; and prepare reports as necessary. You would advise inmates on the rules and regulations governing the operation of the facility and assist them in resolving problems. You would have a high degree of responsibility for your actions and decisions. You may also be required to carry firearms in the performance of certain duties and to perform other related work as required.
Benefits: See examination announcement at http://www.docs.state.ny.us/Jobs/InfoPacketCOExam.pdf
On the Web: http://www.docs.state.ny.us
How to apply: See information at http://www.docs.state.ny.us/Jobs/jobs.html