Job Title:

CORRECTIONS OFFICER RECRUIT

Opening Date/Time:

Mon. 12/31/12 12:00 AM Eastern Time

Closing Date/Time:

Continuous

Salary:

$15.46/Hour

Job Type:

Full-Time

Location:

400 South Sixth Street, Louisville, Kentucky

Department:

Corrections

 

Participates in the academic and physical recruit training programs of the Louisville Metro Corrections Academy 
Participates in a battery of exams to determine suitability for the position of Correction Officer 
 

 Examples of Duties:

UNDER CLOSE SUPERVISION 
Attends classes in personnel procedures, regulations, current laws, the criminal justice system, human behavior and a variety of other topics related to corrections work 
Learns about various operational units to gain familiarity with the functions of the Louisville Metro Corrections Department 
Participates in practical training including firearm usage, defensive tactics, arrest procedures, use of corrections equipment and a variety of other procedures and activities related to corrections work 
Takes tests to measure knowledge gained, evaluates performance and determines progress made 
Participates in physical fitness and strength training 
Performs related work 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work 
Lifts and carries items weighing in excess of 100 pounds in a team setting 
Physically restrains persons in the course of corrections training activities 

 

 

 Minimum Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma or the equivalent 
Must be a US Citizen 
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age 
Applicants who have bought or sold marijuana within three years of application, or have bought or sold any controlled substance or narcotic drug without a prescription within six years of application will be disqualified 
Must not have been convicted of a felony or have any criminal action pending against them 
Misdemeanor convictions will be considered on an individual basis 
Must submit to a pre-employment drug screening 
Must submit to a pre-employment polygraph test 
Must pass a pre-employment physical, stress and medical examination 
Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHA 
Must wear safety equipment as mandated by OSHA 
Must be vaccinated for hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days of initial assignment 
Must pass an annual tuberculin test 
Must work a varied schedule 
Must not be a current user of illegal drugs 
Must not be prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm 
Must be eligible for certification as a State Peace Officer 
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license 

 Supplemental Information:

Salary Plan/Grade: NU/07
Minimum Salary = $15.46 per hour

FOR CORRECTIONS OFFICER RECRUIT, THE TIME BETWEEN APPLYING AND SCHEDULED TESTING CAN RANGE FROM TWO TO FOUR MONTHS. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Credit Check, Physical Exam, Written and Polygraph Examination

 

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