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Monroe Correctional Complex/DOC Correctional Officer (Entry) in Monroe, Washington

Correctional Officer 1 (CO1)FULL TIME OR ON CALLMonroe Correctional Complex (MCC)All Qualified candidates will be invited to attend one of our Hiring Events (Phone interviews). 11/30/202212/7/202212/14/202212/21/202212/28/20221/11/20231/25/2023Attending one of the Hiring Events (Phone Interviews) is amandatoryactivity for all qualified candidates. The Interview is necessary in order to be considered further in the selection process.*Successful candidates for this recruitment would attend the earliest Training Academy available.The Washington State Department of Corrections is seeking highly motivated and talented individuals for the positions of Correctional Officer 1 at the Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) in Monroe, WA.MCC is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.The Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) is comprised of five units, located on 365 acres east of Everett, WA. MCC houses approximately 2,500 incarcerated individuals and employs approximately 1,200 staff.*On-Call Positions*On-call staff mayhave the opportunity to work an average of 32-40 hours per week, althoughthe positions have no minimum hour guarantee.Incumbents will be required to attend 6 weeks of full time paid training immediately upon hire and will be considered for full time permanent and/or temporary vacancies as they occur.All correctional officers, including those inon-call positions, are provided with a benefits package including medical, dental, vision and retirement as well as paid sick leave, holiday pay and paid vacation;provided they work at least 20 hours or more each week.Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society.Click hereto learn more about the Correctional Officer hiring process.DutiesThis job class is designated as in-training. The employee will advance to CO2 after satisfactory completion of the CO1 training requirements.In an adult correctional facility, Correctional Officers provide safety and security, and assist in controlling, directing, and monitoring the activities and movement of incarcerated individuals. This includes maintaining security of the institution and controlling movement into, out of and within the institution in accordance with established department methods and procedures.Correctional Officers are expected to be a positive role model and work with the incarcerated individuals to help them become productive members of society from the day they arrive under supervision. Correctional Officers useinterpersonal skillsand good communication skills to correct and counteract criminal thinking while maintaining safe confinement environments for the individuals to pursue a successful re-entry into communities. The successful candidates for Correctional Officer 1 will possess creative thinking, self-confidence, strong role-modeling and good physical and mental conditioning.Overtime is an essential function of this position.Correctional Officers must successfully complete Correctional Worker Core (CWC), a six-week academy for all co