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Correctional Officer

Location: Lockhart, TX
Job ID: 57227
Facility: Gregory S. Coleman Correctional Facility

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Pay:  $18.00 per hour

Develop your law enforcement or criminal justice expertise in corrections.

Management &Training Corporation is now hiring Correctional Officers at Gregory S. Coleman Unit located in Lockhart, Texas.

Position Title: Correctional Officer

Facility name: Gregory S. Coleman Unit 

Locations:1400 MLK Jr. Industrial Blvd. Lockhart, Texas 78644 

Work schedule: Full-time; 12-hour shift 

We also offer:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • AD&D as well as short-term disability
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance
  • Career advancement opportunities

Job responsibilities: A Correctional Officer reports to the shift supervisor and is responsible for the custody and discipline of offenders in the facility in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives. If assigned to the transportation department, responsible for the transporting of offenders to and from the facility in accordance with established procedures.

Essential functions include but not limited to:

  • Search for contraband and provide security.
  • Count, feed and supervise offenders in housing, work, and other areas, which includes climbing stairs.
  • Provide custody a security of offenders including observation of offenders, which includes long periods of sitting and standing.
  • Perform security functions including “pat” and “strip” searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.
  • Transfer and transport offenders by walking or riding in vehicles. Restrain and secure assaultive offenders as needed.
     

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • PAID TRAINING PROVIDED
  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED.
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required.
  • Be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening. 
  • Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skill tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-service Training Academy.
     

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career.

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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