JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL SERGEANT - ATLANTA YDC at Dept. of Juvenile Justice
Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: College Park, Georgia
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Correctional Sergeant Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Assists shift supervisor with administration of unit or program. Maintains custody and security of prisoners and other incarcerated offenders and maintains order in correctional institutions and other places of detention. Responds to emergencies. Reads and reviews offender information to identify issues that require special attention. Provides support in training, selecting, and orienting subordinate correctional security staff. Observes conduct and behavior of offenders to prevent disturbances and escapes. May conduct hearings of disciplinary infractions. Maintains order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies and laws. Maintains knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations. Inspects, inventories, maintains physical control of, logs keys, tools, weapons and related equipment. Handles and trains canines for tracking, search and rescue, guard duty, detection of contraband. Enforces rules, regulations, and state laws necessary for control and management of offenders and the maintenance of public safety. Develops work and security procedures. Completes administrative paperwork, the preparation and maintenance of records, forms, and reports. Supervises and plans work of assigned staff
High school diploma or GED AND P.O.S.T. certification AND Eighteen months of experience required at the lower level Correctional Officer 2 (PSP061) or position equivalent.