Management & Training Corporation Correctional Officer in Meridian, Mississippi

Correctional Officer


Meridian, MississippiReqID: 23743

Tired of working at a JOB; isn't it time you started a CAREER? The East Mississippi Correctional Facility is looking for leaders ready to grow in a career with near limitless opportunities. OurCorrectional Officersmake great money while helping at-risk populations better their lives while strengthening their communities. Our team members enjoy excellent benefits an paid time off programs, discounted gym access; a matching 401k, education assistance, and much more.


Position Summary

Reports to the designated sergeant. Responsible for the custody and discipline of inmates 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 and Experience RequirementsHigh school diploma or equivalent required. 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.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran