Senior Correctional Officer - Canine
Posted on: July 17, 2021
CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people!
CoreCivic is currently seeking a Senior Correctional Officer,
Canine who has a passion for providing the highest quality
care in an institutional security setting.
CoreCivic is the leading,
national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and
detention management services, providing effective programs that
enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after
release. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70
security facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are
driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of
professionalism and a responsibility to better the public
- More than just a job but the
start of a successful career!
- Supportive environment where
employee growth is promoted.
- Comprehensive benefits package
& competitive wages.
- PTO & paid
- Paid job training & other
You Get To Do:
Change the lives of those in
Correctional Officer, Canine assists in the
supervision of the administrative and operational security
activities in a correctional facility. They directly
supervises Correctional Officers assigned to the shift. They
also provide for the protection of each inmate/resident and the
preservation of each inmate’s/ resident’s legal
- Provide general supervision of
Correctional Officers and inmates/residents on the shift in the
performance of their duties and evaluate as prescribed by the
facility and corporate policy.
- Conduct inspections of all
housing and general use areas to ensure that proper standards,
facility operating procedures and corporate guidelines of security,
health, safety, sanitation and welfare are maintained; direct staff
and inmate/resident resources to correct problems
- Assist in supervising the
internal and external security of the facility; routinely inspect
posts to observe alertness of personnel and to confirm security is
properly maintained at all times.
- Utilize dogs to patrol, secure
and investigate, as required, the facility, its grounds,
inmate/resident disturbances and contraband possession; aid in the
prevention of escapes and apprehension of escapees; and help
maintain security and control of contraband.
- Maintain records of
all K-9 activities.
- Run distances of several miles (with
- High school diploma,
GED certification or equivalent.
- Two years experience
in a criminal justice field, which preferably includes one year in
a supervisory capacity.
- Additional education
may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year
- Completion of basic
pre-service officer training and, where applicable, be a
non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of
- Demonstrate knowledge and ability to care
for and train canines.
- Demonstrate unusually high
- A valid driver's
license is required.
- Minimum age
requirement: Must be at least 21 years of
CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE – including
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