Correctional Officer 1 Job at Georgia Department of Corrections, Sparta, GA

  • Georgia Department of Corrections
  • Sparta, GA

Job Description

Begin your career with GDC as a correctional officer at Hancock State Prison.

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Correctional officers' starting salary is $44,044.00 per year, with a 5% increase in 6 months and another 5% increase at the 12-month mark.


  • 13 paid holidays per year.
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • 401(k).
  • Paid training.

Correctional Officer Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain custody security for incarcerated offenders and maintains order in correctional facilities.
  • Enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, regulations, and state laws necessary to control and manage offenders and maintain public safety.
  • Take offenders into custody and escorts them in transit and during temporary leave and transport offenders to and from correctional facilities.
  • Correctional officers will oversee facility entrances and screen visitors.
  • Inspects inventories and maintains physical control of logs, keys, tools, weapons, and related equipment.
  • Maintains order, discipline, and security within assigned areas per relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws.
  • Observe the conduct and behavior of offenders to prevent disturbances and escapes.
  • Correctional officers will oversee offenders during work assignments, meals, and recreation periods.
  • Patrol assigned areas and report any problems.
  • Prepares admission, program, releases, transfers, and other reports.
  • All correctional officers are expected and required to respond to emergencies.
  • All correctional officers will be responsible for the duties listed above and other duties as assigned.
  • Health, dental, vision insurance

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work,

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