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Rhode Island Dept of Corrections

Document ID: A7344-11CL Posted on: 09/05/2013 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
 

Correctional Officer

 

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections 

is seeking applicants for a challenging and rewarding career as a:

 

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

 
A Correctional Officer is responsible for the supervision, custody and control of adult inmates incarcerated at the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston, Rhode Island.

 

Requirements:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a valid photo identification card 
  • Must possess a valid social security card or right-to-work documentation
  • Must be fluent in English 
  • Must pass a comprehensive screening process including a written and video-based examination, a nationwide criminal records check, a physical fitness test, a background investigation, Director’s interview board, a psychological assessment and medical screening
  • Must successfully complete a nine-week, non-residential pre-service Training Academy during which time Correctional Officer Trainees will receive a training stipend of $500 per week without benefits. Successful completion of the pre-service training program is required to obtain permanent status as a Correctional Officer.

 

Benefits Include (Upon appointment as a Correctional Officer):

  • Starting annual salary of $45,506
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Pension plan 
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Paid holidays 
  • Sick leave benefit 
  • College incentive pay 
  • Step pay increases 
  • Clothing maintenance allowance
  • Opportunities for career advancement

  

APPLICATION PERIOD: September 5th – September 24th, 2013

OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSIONS ARE ALSO CURRENTLY BEING HELD.

 
For more information call (401) 462-JOBS / RI Relay Service 711
or APPLY ON-LINE at: https://www.ri.gov/DOC/employment/

 

The RIDOC is an Equal Opportunity/Diversity Employer.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Rhode Island residency is not required.

     
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