Correctional officer.

Position:Pennington County Jail in Rapid City, South Dakota

Pennington County Jail

Rapid City, S.D.

If you care about people and have a desire to contribute to your community, you will find a home here. Located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, we serve the citizens of Pennington County with pride. We have excellent opportunities for those seeking careers as adult correctional officers. The Pennington County Jail operates under a direct supervision model, is ACA accredited and houses an average of 455 inmates per day.

As an employee of Pennington County, you can count on competitive wages and a comprehensive benefit package, including membership in the South Dakota Retirement System, reputed as one of the premier public service employee retirement plans in the nation. Other benefits include health insurance, vacation, holiday and sick leave. Starting pay is $18.89 per hour.

Job Summary: The correctional officer at the Pennington County Jail is responsible for the safe and efficient supervision of inmates. This involves performing checks, completing pat searches, restraining unruly inmates, enforcing disciplinary sanctions, responding to emergencies and escorting inmates as required. Other routine duties may include dispensing medications, writing incident reports, performing general...

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