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RI Department of Corrections

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Concentration: Corrections
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: RI Department of Corrections
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
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Application Period

Application Period Begins: 05/28/2019

Application Period Ends: 07/04/2019

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

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

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