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SHEBOYGAN CO LAW ENFORCE. Correctional Officer in SHEBOYGAN, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Why Sheboygan County? It is our imperative to remain an inclusive workplace. Sheboygan County is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a culturally diverse workforce that represents our community. Our team seeks a motivated professional who wants to use their talents and skills to make a difference. Becoming a member of our growing team also means that YOU become our top priority. You will not only enjoy a dynamic work environment but a variety of perks including but not limited to the following: Generous benefits package and access to our free InHealth Clinic Time off: 15 vacation days upon hire, sick time and 10 paid holidays Other perks: Referral program, Wisconsin Retirement System, education discount, quarterly recognition awards, wellness program and much more! What to expect: Correctional Officers are part of a diverse professional family, with a commitment to facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment. Depending on assignment, duties may include but are not limited to the following: Processes inmates admitted to and discharged or transferred from facilities; receives and maintains the personal property of inmates; issues clothing and supplies to new inmates; returns or sends personal property to inmates on discharge. Arranges for transportation of inmates if necessary; may be assigned to assist sworn law enforcement officers in the transporting of prisoners; escorts civilian visitors and staff through institutional facility; provides security service for nurses, physicians, counsel, and others in their contact with prisoners. Supervises the security and conduct of inmates in cells, during group meetings, meals, bathing, at recreation, during visitations and on work and other assignments; searches inmates for contraband, weapons or narcotics; inspects quarters of inmates for contraband, sanitary conditions and orderliness; restrains violent or disturbed prisoners and arrestees brought into the pre=sentenced facility under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will meet the following requirements: High school diploma, or equivalent, Associate/Bachelor\'s Degree in Correctional/Police Science or Bachelor\'s Degree in related field is preferred. In-lieu-of an Associate or Bachelor\'s degree the department will consider candidates that have current Department of Justice (DOJ) certification, as Jail Officers in the State of Wisconsin, with a minimum of two (2) years\' experience. Self-motivated with the ability to effectively, efficiently and entirely complete assignments with minimal supervision. Ability to communicate in a clear and concise fashion in both verbal and written communications. Ability to work independently or as part of a team. Ability to be supervised. Ability to function in stressful situations. Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written form. Ability to maintain confidentiality and good working relationships with co-workers and other staff. Ability to maintain regular and predictable work attendance. Applications will be accepted until position has been filled. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sheboygancounty/jobs/3374774/correctional-officer?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs