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Posted on Jul 9, 2013

Corrections Assistant

Open Date 11-15-2011

Closing Date – Continuous

The objective of this job is to assist Corrections Officers by performing clerical/support functions associated with the care of inmates. It involves some typing, filing, and other clerical functions. It also involves manning electronically operated control positions to assure the authorized movement of person(s) throughout the jail facility. Corrections Assistants may work in any division in the jail.  On the job training and uniforms are provided.


High school diploma or GED.
Ability to follow instructions and organize own work.
Ability to understand and follow English language instructions, both verbal and written.
Ability to use general office machines such as copy machines and computers.
Ability to work harmoniously with the public and Agency personnel.
Possess normal sight and hearing, and physical agility required for standing, walking, and climbing stairs.


Corrections Assistants work in an adult detention facility. They do not have direct control or supervision of inmates, but work in proximity of inmates. May be subjected to or within hearing range of verbal abuse. Possibility of physical abuse remote but present. Required to work shift work, including nights, weekends and  holidays.  During some shifts, may be required to spend entire shift in a locked control room.  May be required to work overtime when necessary.