CORRECTIONAL OFFICER 1* - 04072021-16656

Tennessee State Government

Only, TN

Government , Security

Position Description / Responsibilities

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for correctional work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the entry working class in the Correctional Officer sub-series. An employee in this class performs correctional work at a state penal institution involving the custody, transport, and rehabilitation of inmates, and may be assigned to work any shift. This class differs from that of Correctional Corporal in that an incumbent of the latter acts as a minor supervisor.

*An applicant appointed to this class will be reclassified to the Correctional Officer 2* after successful completion of a mandatory one-year training period; inadequate or marginal performance during the training period will result in automatic demotion or termination.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school.

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to: Job #16656)

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