Correctional Officer ( with Sign-on Bonus opportunity)
$37,500 - $50,000 yearly
Idaho Department of Corrections
Boise, ID, USA
Law Enforcement & Security
The Department is looking for candidates who want to make a positive impact! Working with Idaho's incarcerated population, correctional officers carry out the day-to-day operations of correctional institutions and have a tremendous opportunity to make a difference in an incarcerated individual's life. Begin an exciting and rewarding career with an organization that truly makes a difference transforming the lives one person, one family, and one community at a time.
The Department is offering a one-time $1500 sign-on bonus for newly hired correctional officers, as well as a potential $1500 yearly retention bonus for the first 5 years* of employment!
BENEFITS: The Department offers an excellent benefit package. On average, the employer paid portions of these benefits is equivalent to 40% of an employee’s annual salary. Benefits include:
Correctional officers provide safety and security, while assisting in controlling, directing, and monitoring incarcerated individuals’ activities and movement. This includes maintaining security of the institution and controlling movement within the institution in accordance with established department methods and procedures. Additionally, correctional officers role model appropriate interactions and reinforce positive behavior change among incarcerated individuals.
The Department envisions a safer Idaho with fewer people in its correctional system and values integrity, respect, and positive attitude. As such, successful candidates for correctional officer will possess these character traits, along with problem solving skills, teamwork, and the desire to impact positive change. Other essential functions of this position include:
Respond to emergency situations
Assist with facility operations to ensure department policy and security procedures are followed
Conduct multiple daily counts of incarcerated individuals to ensure safety and security, as well as maintain logbooks
Escort or transport incarcerated individuals and property within different areas of the institution or other locations
Review and complete institutional forms, court documents, and various reports with attention to detail and accuracy
Inventory and search property, housing unit living areas and commonly used areas, and conduct unclothed body and/or pat searches
Have frequent interactions with incarcerated individuals that demonstrate professional boundaries and promote positive change
The Idaho Department of Correction is looking for candidates to join a winning team. A team committed to growth and impacting the lives of others. The Department envisions a safer Idaho with fewer people in its correctional system and values integrity, respect, and positive attitude.