Position Number: 48000009
Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,293.53
Location: Cummins Unit - Grady
The mission of the Department of Corrections is to be a public
safety resource for Arkansas families by providing professional
management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives
Class Code: T075C
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00
The Arkansas Department of Correction/Department of Community
Correction (ADC/DCC) Corporal is responsible for maintaining
security and directing the activities of inmates/residents during
an assigned shift or observing the behavior of inmates/residents
and documenting records as required. This position is governed by
state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Provides job training, monitors the work activities of
inmates/residents by guarding them while they are on work-release,
maintaining inventory of all keys, tools, and equipment, and
keeping a firm count of inmates/residents at all times. Conducts
daily searches of contraband both inside and outside the facility.
Manages specific programs, such as inmate/resident property,
inmate/resident discipline and job training. Performs security
checks of buildings and grounds. Searches inmates/residents and
their living quarters. Prepares and maintains written reports
concerning incidences of inmate/residents disturbances and/or
injuries and disciplinary actions. Attends various meetings,
including briefings to discuss incidents and problems, security
issues, and inspections during shifts. Escorts and transports
inmates/residents to work assignments, other unit areas, or court
hearings. Performs other duties as assigned.
Frequent shift work, exposure to danger, and emergency on-call
duty may be required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of correctional department policies and procedures.
Ability to assign and coordinate work activities. Ability to
supervise inmates/residents performing work tasks. Ability to write
reports, read, and understand rules and regulations. Ability to
conduct investigations. Ability to read and interpret safety rules,
operating/maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability
to perform security inspection of buildings and grounds.
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus
one year of experience in correctional security or law enforcement.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting
purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel
Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE
SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR
CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE
QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Must possess a valid Arkansas driver's license.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age,
disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information,
military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic
protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
Nearest Secondary Market: Pine Bluff