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Arkansas Department of Workforce Services DOC CORRECTIONAL SERGEANT in Malvern, Arkansas

This job was posted by https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov/jobs/4215924

Functions

Schedules, distributes, and guides the work assignments of a protective services work staff and assists supervisory staff in the timely accomplishment of the assigned workloads. Supervises inmatesby instructing inmates on work assignments, issuing and retrieving tools and writing disciplinaries; carries weapon, and may ride ahorse to monitor inmates, and/or prevents attempted escapes and receives inmate count throughout shift. Works as desk officer in an assigned building by maintaining accurate count of inmates/residents movement and status, checking building security, assisting in shakedown of building and inmates, investigating incidents, and checking daily logs. Maintains inmate/residents logs such as work activities, transfers, and inmate movements, and prepares and maintains various departmental reports concerning unit and inmate/resident activities. Transports inmates/residents to various job sites throughout the state to perform maintenance work, to infirmary, and meals. Assists with inmate/residents visitation by observing inmates and visitors behavior in visitor room. Inspects living areas to ensure safety and cleanliness. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Frequent shift work, exposure to danger, and emergency on-call duty may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Knowledge of public safety methods and techniques. Knowledge of characteristics of and response to human behavior. Ability to assign and coordinate work activities and monitor the performance of co-workers. Ability to perform security inspection of buildings and grounds and perform other public safety activities. Ability to write reports, and read rules and regulations. Ability to supervise inmates. Ability to conduct investigations. Ability to exercise self-defense tactics.

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