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Company: South Carolina Department of Corrections
Location: berkeley, SC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Responsibilities

Under supervision of Certified Correctional Officers, provides security, custody and control of inmates in a correctional setting. Duties include:

  • Maintain control in inmate dorms, cafeteria, work sites and surrounding areas.
  • Instruct and direct inmates assigned to various work details.
  • Maintain and report inmate/resident count and daily logs; prepare and submits miscellaneous reports.
  • Maintain surveillance and search for contraband.
  • Maintain and inspect buildings for cleanliness and sanitation; requisition and direct issuance of supplies, tools and equipment; maintain inventory of equipment
  • Escort visitors and civilian employees through assigned facility.
  • Ensure that inmates receive prescribed treatment including medical and behavioral prescriptions.
  • Make prescribed security inspections and searches of specified buildings, building contents, grounds, vehicles and people and take necessary action.
  • Maintain and operates security devices in a security setting, such as gates, doors, and mechanical devices.
  • Investigate inmate complaints and takes appropriate action.
  • Serve as backup for any dorm/building dispute requiring assistance and crisis intervention; make reports to appropriate personnel.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Age 18 - 20.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid drivers license.
Cannot have been convicted of a crime with a maximum allowable sentence of one year or more, or a fine of $1,000.
Must pass a physical exam administered by SCDC.
Must satisfactorily complete all academic and OJT by the Department of Corrections as specified.
Additional Comments Base pay adjustments - Institutional Incentives

Level I Institutions
Goodman, Livesay, Manning, Palmer
Level II Institutions
Allendale CI, Camille Graham CI, Evans CI, Kershaw CI, Leath CI, MacDougall CI,
Ridgeland CI, Trenton CI, Turbeville CI, Tyger River CI, Wateree River CI
with incentive: $29,023
Level III Institutions
Broad River CI, Kirkland CI, Lee CI, Lieber CI, McCormick CI, Perry CI
with incentive: $30,881

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