TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES Corrections Officer in GALVESTON, Texas

DEPARTMENT: Galveston County Sheriff s Office JOB GRADE: Entry Level JOB TITLE: Corrections Officer I ANNUAL SALARY: $36,638.64 LOCATION: Galveston County Jail CAREER LADDER: Yes SHIFT HOURS: 12 hour shifts (6:00 AM -6:00 PM or 6:00 PM 6:00 AM) Includes nights, weekends and holidays. SUBMIT APPLICATION: Galveston County Sheriff s Office ADDRESS: 5700 Avenue H, Galveston, TX 77551 PHONE: 409-766-2221 or 409-766-2321 FAX: (409) 621-7979 E-MAIL: so.employment@co.galveston.tx.us WEBSITE: www.galvestonso.com Office Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am -4:30 pm -To be considered for this position a completed Galveston County Application and supporting documents are required. -The submission of your application to Galveston County does not guarantee an interview. -Galveston County Recruiting will contact you directly in regards to your submitted application. EDUCATION,EXPERIENCE, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS: High School / GED Certificate Must be at least 18 years of age Must be a U.S. Citizen and resident of the contiguous United States for a period of time sufficient to conduct a background investigation Must possess a valid Texas driver s license and an acceptable driving record as determined by the Galveston County Sheriff s Office in effect at the time of application. Must have favorable employment history. All information given regarding past employment will be thoroughly checked Must have a stable credit history. Must possess good computer skills and demonstrate comprehensive reading and comprehension skills No conviction above a Class B Misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last 10 years nor have been on or currently on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense Applicant must pass all phases of the required testing Must be eligible for licensing by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for the position applied for, if not presently licensed. DUTIES: Maintains the security of the facility by conducting security checks, settling disputes, and performing cell searches and inspections; conducts outside perimeter checks Preparation and proper completion in the documentation of inmate records. Issues inmate meals, clothing, linens, and personal items. Supervises inmate programs, including recreational, legal, health care, visitation and religious services. Prepares reports on jail and inmate activities. Supervises inmates performing such assignments as cleaning and maintaining the jail facility. Continually observes locations and activities of inmates.