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Correctional Officer
Sullivan County

Sullivan County, incorporated on July 5, 1827, is located in the west central area of New Hampshire between Vermont and the Sunapee region of NH. With its County seat in Newport and County complex in Unity, Sullivan County covers an area of 528 square miles and is home to 14 towns (Acworth, Charlestown, Cornish, Croydon, Goshen, Grantham, Langdon, Lempster, Newport, Plainfield, Springfield, Sunapee, Unity, Washington) and the City of Claremont. The County’s population is approximately 44,000. With convenient access to Interstates 89 and 91,the County seat in Newport is approximately 45 minutes northwest of the state capital of Concord, NH; approximately 45 minutes north of the City of Keene; and approximately 45 minutes south of Lebanon, Hanover (home of Dartmouth College), and the Upper Connecticut River Valley of NH/VT. The communities in Sullivan County are host to numerous outdoor recreational opportunities, including hunting, hiking, boating, golfing, farming, etc., as well as ample shopping and dining opportunities. Additional information about Sullivan County can be found on the website: http://sullivancountynh.gov/.

Website: http://www.sullivancountynh.gov


Job Information
Post Date: Jul 10, 2017 Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP Salary: $13.74-$20.62
Location: US - New Hampshire - Claremont Job Reference: - n/a -
Categories: Public Safety and Security

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Description
Work of a responsible nature, primarily concerned with the care, custody and control of all inmates incarcerated at the facility. Performs general duties in a safe and secure manner and is responsible for the supervision of inmates. Ensures a safe and humane living environment for inmates.
Assist in maintaining correctional facility security and perform the physical count of inmates as required.
Provide documentation and detail to direct supervisor regarding violations of policies and procedures.
Participate in inmate admission and inmate release in accordance with established         department policies and procedures.
Participate in the feeding, medical care and general well-being of inmates.
Register visitors and perform weapons checks on visitors.
Complete daily log, recording movement of staff and inmates inside and outside of the facility.
Participate in departmental training programs.
Utilize radio communications to maintain contact with other staff.
Send and receive telephone, radio and other law enforcement communications as         necessary.
While operating the control center, monitor the fire alarm panel, monitor video cameras, monitor intercom system, control electronic doors, maintain shift log, daily census, daily population and housing logs.
While working the floor, review inmate work, issue housekeeping duties and inspect work, monitor inmates in the cell block, operate control boxes in the cell block, maintain the cell block log. Monitor meals and strip search all inmates returning to the facility.
Perform collateral duties such as property and supplies.


Skills
A candidate for this position must be a high school graduate or equivalent.

A candidate must acquire knowledge of department policies and procedures and have the ability to use computers, manage difficult people, manage stress and be able to communicate effectively. A candidate should possess a valid driver’s license and be able to attain certification as a corrections officer. Must be able to develop and maintain effective listening and observation skills. A candidate for this position must pass a physical examination, pass a drug test, not have a prior criminal record and meet the physical and mental capacity requirements established for this class of position by the NH Retirement System.

Notes
Benefits include: medical, dental, pension, tuition reimbursement, life and long term disability insurance.


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Contact Information
Sullivan County
Name: Jamie Martel
Address: 5 Nursing Home Drive
City: Unity
State/Province: New Hampshire
Zipcode: 03743
Country: United States
Ph: 542-9511x286
FAX: 542-9214
Email: humanresources@sullivancountynh.gov
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