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Correctional Officer

Location: Meridian, MS
Job ID: 55919
Facility: East Mississippi Correctional Facility

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Overview

Pay: $16/hr.

Ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice? MTC Facilities provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping offenders gain valuable skills and treatment necessary for success upon release. 

Position Title: Correctional Officer

Facility Name: EAST MISSISSIPPI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Location: 10641 US-80, Meridian, MS 39307

Status: Full Time, 12hrs

Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!

Position Summary:

Reports to the designated sergeant.  Responsible for the custody and discipline of inmates in the facility in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC),and Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.  

Essential Functions:

  • Search for contraband and provide security.
  • Count, feed and supervise inmates in housing, work and other areas.
  • Provide custody and security of inmates, including observation of inmates.
  • Perform security of various assigned areas.
  • Read, review and properly apply information found in inmate records which is related to the inmates' health and safety and to the security of the facility,
  • Prepare and maintain records, forms and reports.
  • It is expected that the incumbent will work overtime, when directed to do so.
  • Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.
  • Maintain accountability of staff, inmates and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

 Education Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required. A valid driver's license in the state of Mississippi or Alabama with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

 

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

 

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