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Department of Corrections Corrections Officer (CO)-Days in Moberly, Missouri

Maintains security in building/towers/other posts of an adult correctional facility; intervenes during emergencies or altercations and gains physical control of offenders. Supervises movement of offenders inside/outside the correctional facility; conducts periodic counts of offenders; searches offenders and their living quarters for contraband; Escorts/transports offenders to predetermined locations. Supervises offenders; in housing units; during the performance of work activities; during recreational/religious activities. Conducts inspections for health and safety hazards; prepares/submits reports on offender violations of divisional or correctional facility rules/unusual offender behaviors/observed mechanical deficiencies/security breaches or failures. Discusses minor adjustment problems with offenders; refers serious problems to proper correctional facility staff; promotes rehabilitation by attempting to modify offender's social attitudes/discouraging undesirable behaviors/encouraging worthwhile activities.