Correctional Officers

Bloomfield, IN
Greene County Sheriff's Department

Position Summary:

Greene County Community Corrections, Bloomfield, Indiana, seeks full-time and part-time Correctional Officers. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring security of work release facility and participants. Incumbents must embrace agency vision of “Providing a Positive Environment to Promote Positive Change”, by effectively communicating and interacting with participants offering encouragement and praise when merited while holding participants accountable for their actions when warranted


  • A high school diploma or GED and 21 years of age.
  • Ability to meet all employer and department hiring requirements, including passage of a criminal background check.
  • Possession of a valid Indiana driver’s license and a demonstrated safe driving record.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Ability to learn standard policies and practices of Community Corrections operations and ability to supervise residents and apply appropriate procedures to ongoing operations.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of conflict resolution, crisis intervention techniques, and safety hazard precautions.
  • Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to prepare detailed reports within established deadlines.
  • Ability to properly operate standard office and security equipment, including, but not limited to, computer, copy machine, multi-line telephone, fax machine, two-way radio.
  • Ability to deal swiftly, rationally, and decisively with potentially violent individuals in precarious situations, take authoritative action, and apply appropriate discretion and common sense.
  • Ability to speak clearly and distinctly, hear and be heard and understood when communicating in person, by radio or by telephone.
  • Ability to receive, maintain, and account for articles received in evidence.
  • Ability to comply with all employer and Department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.