Corrections Officer Position for Transitioning Service Members

Full Time Corrections officer

Sedgwick County, Wichita Kansas

Starting salary $14.474 hour / $30,106 annual

Application Date Open: August 6th 2019

Application Close Date: N/A

Duties: Performs routine work involving the observation, security and training of juvenile or adult clients in a 24-hour correctional or residential facility. Monitors client activities within the facility or, as approved, outside the facility, with emphasis on security, behavior modification, control and modeling of pro-social attitudes, beliefs, values and behaviors

Direct Care Supervision – Supervises and monitors the care and security of juvenile and adult clients in detention or residential facilities; leads recreation, instructional or educational activities; conducts searches of clients in facilities. Reviews reports and other communications to maintain awareness of activities within the facility and its residents.

Client Management -May initiate consequences when clients violate rules; writes disciplinary reports; supervises the application of consequences; investigates incidents; recognizes positive behaviors and acknowledges with incentives. Assists in providing situational counseling for clients regarding their behavior to help them cope with program requirements; provides crisis intervention or suicide prevention; application of approved emergency intervention or restraint when appropriate; administers and documents first aid and medication provided to clients.

Direct Care Monitoring – May escort clients to and from school, court, visitation, meals and other activities; engages in liaison and other communication necessary to monitor activities of clients in the community. Inspects living areas to ensure doors, windows and other areas are secure to prevent unauthorized departure and to promote facility security.

If interested please contact Bailey Boucher-McClure 316-660-1695

https://careers.sedgwickcounty.org/job/Wichita-Corrections-Officer-KS-67201/556269400/

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