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Company: South Carolina Department of Corrections
Location: berkeley, SC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Responsibilities

Under supervision of Certified Correctional Officers, provides security, custody and control of inmates in a correctional setting. Duties include:

  • Maintain control in inmate dorms, cafeteria, work sites and surrounding areas.
  • Instruct and direct inmates assigned to various work details.
  • Maintain and report inmate/resident count and daily logs; prepare and submits miscellaneous reports.
  • Maintain surveillance and search for contraband.
  • Maintain and inspect buildings for cleanliness and sanitation; requisition and direct issuance of supplies, tools and equipment; maintain inventory of equipment
  • Escort visitors and civilian employees through assigned facility.
  • Ensure that inmates receive prescribed treatment including medical and behavioral prescriptions.
  • Make prescribed security inspections and searches of specified buildings, building contents, grounds, vehicles and people and take necessary action.
  • Maintain and operates security devices in a security setting, such as gates, doors, and mechanical devices.
  • Investigate inmate complaints and takes appropriate action.
  • Serve as backup for any dorm/building dispute requiring assistance and crisis intervention; make reports to appropriate personnel.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Age 18 - 20.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid drivers license.
Cannot have been convicted of a crime with a maximum allowable sentence of one year or more, or a fine of $1,000.
Must pass a physical exam administered by SCDC.
Must satisfactorily complete all academic and OJT by the Department of Corrections as specified.
  Additional Comments Base Pay Adjustments - Institutional Incentives

Level I Institutions
  Level II Institutions 
Allendale CI, Evans CI, Kershaw CI, Leath CI, MacDougall CI,
Ridgeland CI, Turbeville CI, Tyger River CI, Wateree River CI
with incentive: $29,583
Level III Institutions
Broad River CI, Kirkland CI, Lee CI, Lieber CI, McCormick CI, Perry CI
with incentive:  $31,441

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