Department of Juvenile Justice
ELBERT SHAW RYDC

DJJ Logo
Job Announcement

Job Title : CORRECTIONAL SERGEANT   Position Number : 00093863  
Location : DALTON (WHITFIELD COUNTY) Opening Date : 03/01/18  
Job Number : PSP064 Closing Date : 03/09/18

Hiring Range From : 35,479.00
Hiring Range To : 35,627.90
Pay Grade : LH

Duties & Responsibilities :   
Correctional Sergeant Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Assists shift supervisor with administration of unit or program. Maintains custody and security of prisoners and other incarcerated offenders and maintains order in correctional institutions and other places of detention. Responds to emergencies. Reads and reviews offender information to identify issues that require special attention. Provides support in training, selecting, and orienting subordinate correctional security staff. Observes conduct and behavior of offenders to prevent disturbances and escapes. May conduct hearings of disciplinary infractions. Maintains order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies and laws. Maintains knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations. Inspects, inventories, maintains physical control of, logs keys, tools, weapons and related equipment. Handles and trains canines for tracking, search and rescue, guard duty, detection of contraband. Enforces rules, regulations, and state laws necessary for control and management of offenders and the maintenance of public safety. Develops work and security procedures. Completes administrative paperwork, the preparation and maintenance of records, forms, and reports. Supervises and plans work of assigned staff.
  

Minimum Qualifications :   
High School Diploma or GED AND 18 months` experience at the lower level (JCO 1) or position equivalent.   

Preferred Qualifications :   
NA

NOTES:

1. This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice, once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.

2. Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

3. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable, must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  

Notes:
This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.
Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The Department of Juvenile Justice offers competitive salaries, career opportunities, and an excellent benefits package. To view a list of benefits offered for most of our positions, click here:
Employment Benefits

THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.   To apply, click HERE to login or create an applicant profile. The designated contact person will only be able to provide generic information concerning this announcement. Status updates on your resume/application will not be available at the phone number or email address provided. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Contact Details :   
Sandra Burch
2735 Underwood Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
Phone : 706-272-2309
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER