Department of Interior Jobs – Correctional Officer

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Job Description:

This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, District 2 Corrections in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Office of Justice Services (OJS) is searching for individuals to serve as a Correctional Officers to provide detention services. Do you have experience or aspirations to work in the Corrections field, which includes supervising, caring for and transporting inmates in Indian Country? If so, this job could be for you!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Transport and/or escort inmates to and from various detention facilities, as well as program and community services.
  • Search inmates, cells, vehicles, and buildings.
  • Counsel inmates regarding adjustments to institution life, resolution of personal and behavioral problems, and acceptance of professional assistance in the rehabilitative process.
  • Protect life, institution data, personal and real property, and facilities from harm and/or unauthorized entities.
  • Maintain inmate files with booking, medical, programs and services, court orders, and releases in a documented format.
  • Supervise and document the daily movement of inmates.
  • Intake/booking and release of inmates into and out of detention facilities, in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Enforce rules and regulations in accordance with the BIA Standards and Handbook.
  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate inmate information and generate daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual status reports on respective data logs.

Job Requirements:

  • Indian Preference applies
  • You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver’s license, and have a safe driving record within the 4 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607.
  • Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.
  • This position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test is received.
  • If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization
  • Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
  • This position has been approved for Primary Law Enforcement retirement coverage.
  • A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of the Interior

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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