- Write reports, observation and maintaining daily activity logs, assisting offenders regarding problems, programs and behavioral incidents.
- Uses independent judgment takes emergency action to include verbal de-escalation.
- Maintains order and discipline, reporting of infractions and documentation.
- Conducting facility, parameter and residential checks.
- Observation and monitor of visitors, community members and volunteers, to include OMNI updates, per policy.
- Conducts room and common area searches for contraband.
- Conducts bag and pat searches and UA/BA testing.
- Facilitates offender orientation and social outing orientation.
- Responsible for property inventory as well as readying property for transportation and property box-up.
- Monitor offender movements, assign and monitor offenders details, and extra duty.
- Maintain and update variety of logs to include but not limited to infraction log, extra duty and facility log.
- Process offender paychecks and issue receipts to offenders.
- Assign out offender draw checks.
- Deliver and process mail to offenders.
- Assign linens and offender key rings to incoming offenders.
- Oversee kitchen after hours.
- Conduct monthly safety and sanitation inspections of first aid and post exposure kits. Inspects all fire extinguishers on monthly basis.
- Write work orders for any repairs needed.
- Graduation from high school or GED
- Valid Driver’s license
Note: The legal (Constitutional) right to carry a firearm is required;pre-employment process includes drug testing and psychological evaluation. Disqualifying Criteria:
- No more than 1 termination in the last 5 years
- No more than 1 formal disciplinary action in the last 5 years (including termination)
- Never consumed alcohol while at work or on duty when policy or practice prohibited it within the last 10 years
- Never impaired by Cannabis, THC, or any illegal drug, in any form, while at work or on duty within the last 10 years
- No consumption of any illegal or non-prescribed narcotic in the last 10 years
- No more than 1 DUI in last 5 years
- Zero felony convictions within the last 10 years
- No dishonorable discharge (enlisted) or dismissal (officers) from any branch of the armed forces within the last 10 years
Supplemental Information‘The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.’ For additional information about the agency, please visit . IMPORTANT NOTES:
- The work of a Community Corrections/Correctional Officer, and the required training can be physically demanding at times.
to review a description of the training you’ll receive, and the associated requirements.
- Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.
Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.
- Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
- Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
- We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test will be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
- Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
- Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
- Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate will be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
- This position will be included in a Union Shop.
We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
- Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
- Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
- Respectfully acknowledge people’s differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
- Promote inclusiveness.
- Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
- Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.
DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email or call us at (360) 407-5746. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.