First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers:

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $40,690.00
Average Time to Fill 23 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 690
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Integrity
Conflict Management
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Leadership
Critical Thinking
Decision-making
Work Ethic
Written Communication
Professionalism
Teamwork
Stress Management
Problem-solving
Customer Service
Intellectual Risk-taking
Resource Allocation
Initiative
Organization
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Perform tactical law enforcement operations
Use weapons or physical force to maintain security
Control situations through non-lethal use of force
Guard area or premises
Enforce laws, ordinances, or regulations
Search for contraband on person or in facilities
Rescue people or animals from dangerous or hazardous situations
Escort prisoners to courtrooms, prisons, or other facilities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Judge criminal or civil cases
Determine negligence or violation of laws or regulations
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Implement company or staff policies

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Locate suspicious objects or vehicles
Supervise inmate activities
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Monitor performance of others

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates

Communicate details in protective services settings
Collaborate with co-workers, agencies, and organizations to provide protection
Discuss performance, complaints, or violations with supervisors
Respond to employee concerns

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