Corrections Officer

  • Foley, Alabama
  • Jun 05, 2024

Job Description

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Hello, Future Corrections Officer! Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding career that is deeply fulfilling? A job that offers benefits to take advantage of on day one? A job where you can make an impact in your growth and development as well as serve your community with care, compassion, and respect? Then the time is now for you to apply to be a corrections officer at one of the most progressive and rapidly growing cities in South Alabama. The City of Foley prides itself on the positive influence our officers make on people in some of the more difficult moments of their lives. Come grow with us as we strive toward becoming the premier criminal justice agency in the region! We are accepting applications for full-time corrections officers. We welcome all applicants, whether currently in the profession and looking for a place to grow, or someone looking for a new and exciting career!

Starting salary is $41,196.00 annually ($18.87 an hour) with excellent benefits including paid health, dental and life insurance, 25-year retirement through State of Alabama Retirement Systems, disability income coverage, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, and annual merit raises based on performance. We work 12-hour day or night shifts with every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday off! We provide quality training, work with state of the art equipment, and there are opportunities for career advancement! A successful applicant must pass a psychological examination, drug test, a full driving and criminal background check, and a polygraph examination.

Nature of Work: Our Correction Officers are responsible for providing care, custody, and control of inmates within the institution ensuring safety, enforcing rules and regulations, maintaining order, escorting inmates and supervising various inmate activities. All work is performed under general supervision of a ranking corrections officer. This job gives our Corrections Officers the opportunity to make an impact on lives in ways that no other job can. Reports to the Chief Corrections Officer.

What are some of the work requirements?
  • Process new inmates in and out of the facility
  • Provides for the safety and security of the facility
  • Supervise inmate activities; provides for their well-being
  • Communicates openly to inmate questions or grievances to help resolve problems
  • Document inmate activities and relevant incidents and complete daily reports
  • Escort inmates to any court, medical, or mental health appointments

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Requires a High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Applicants should be 18 years of age or over
  • Must hold a valid Driver’s License.
  • Experience in a job related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities is a plus, but not required
  • Successful applicant must be able to complete a physical agility obstacle course and be able to work shift work.


Closing Date/Time: 2024-08-04

Job Address

Foley, Alabama United States View Map