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Corrections Officer

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Montgomery County Sheriff's Office
July 23, 2021
345 West Second Street, Dayton, OH
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Pay Range:  $21.86 - $28.75

Corrections Officers are responsible for care, custody and control of the inmates housed within the Montgomery County Jail while using proper safety methods and techniques.

  • Maintain the safety and security of the Montgomery County Jail while ensuring the care, custody and control of the inmates house in the Jail.
  • Inspect all assigned areas to ensure conformance with security standards.
  • Supervise the cleaning of the housing units.
  • Feed the inmates at the established times and account for all eating utensils and trays before and after meals.
  • Distribute personal hygiene supplies, clean clothing and linens and other items to the inmates at specified times.
  • Collect and maintain information on inmates using established Jail logs.
  • Maintain and update inmate custody records.
  • Record, summarize and verify inmate accounts.
  • Process inmates in and out of custody according to policy.
  • Photograph and fingerprint inmates.
  • Provide general supervision of inmates and inmate workers including monitoring the movement of all persons to and from the jail.
  • Move inmates from one location to another within the facility as required.
  • Conduct security checks, wellness checks, routine and emergency counts and searches of housing and common areas.
  • Report any irregularities or deficiencies, violations of law, or violations or rules and regulations to immediate supervisor using the appropriate forms.
  • Assist in emergencies and evacuations are required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to meet establish physical and training requirements for standing, using stairways, running, lifting light to heavy objects, and protecting self and others against physical assault
  • Within the first year of hire, pass the Basic Corrections Academy course.

Background Check Information
Upon passing a written entry-level examination and physical agility test, a background investigation including a criminal background check and a a pre-employment polygraph examination will be completed.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

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