Corrections Officer

Giles County Sheriff’s Office

Position Description

12 Hour Shift

Full Time Position

Giles County Sheriff’s Department has immediate openings for Basic Corrections Officer. Work hours are 6am-6pm or 6pm-6am. Candidates must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma/GED. Must be able to pass a background check and drug test. The pay of $15.65 – $19.76 depends on level of basic corrections experience.

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Job Responsibilities of a Corrections Officer

  • Regular head counts of inmates within a section
  • Monitor inmate behavior and report unusual activity to ensure safety and security
  • Escort inmates to job sites, medical facilities, classrooms or wherever they are needed in a timely, secure manner
  • Assist other Correctional Officers with management of inmates
  • Conduct regular searches of inmate areas like cells, recreation rooms and showers for unauthorized items
  • Manage confrontational situations as they arise to maintain security
  • Write regular reports of activities


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Health savings account
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Employee assistance program