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Department of Corrections

Concentration: Corrections
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: Department of Corrections
Address: 40 Howard Avenue
City: Cranston
State: RI    Zipcode: 02920
Contact: Human Resources

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

A Correctional Officer is responsible for the supervision, custody and control of adult inmates incarcerated at the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston, Rhode Island.


Must possess a High School Diploma or GED • Must be at least 18 years of age • Must possess a valid photo identification card • Must possess a valid social security card or alien registration card • Must be fluent in English • Must pass a comprehensive screening process including a written examination, a local and nationwide criminal records check, a physical fitness test, a background investigation, Oral Interview, a psychological assessment, medical screening and drug testing • Must successfully complete a twelve-week, rigorous non-residential pre-service Training Academy during which time Correctional Officer Trainees receive a training stipend of $500 per week without benefits. Successful completion of the pre-service training program is required to obtain permanent status as a Correctional Officer
Apply on-line at: (Beginning January 9, 2019) for more information call (401) 462-JOBS ? RI Relay Service 711

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 01/09/2019

Application Period Ends: 02/03/2019

Number Positions to be Filled: 20

Yearly Salary: $0.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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