First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
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Correctional Officer Captain, Correctional Supervisor
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Human Intelligence Specialist; Human Intelligence Specialist Craftsman; Security Forces Apprentice; Security Forces Craftsman; Security Forces Helper, Combat Arms; Security Forces Journeyman, Combat Arms; Special Investigations; Special Investigations Helper; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP); Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper
Armor Senior Sergeant; Cavalry Scout; Combat Engineer; Corrections and Detention Specialist; Infantryman; Intelligence Analyst; M1 Armor Crewman; Senior Military Police Sergeant; Special Forces Operations Sergeant; Special Forces Weapons Sergeant
Investigations; Investigator; Marine Safety Specialist Deck; Marine Safety Specialist Engineer; Marine Safety Specialist Response; Maritime Enforcement Specialist; Maritime Law Enforcement Specialist
Antitank Missile Gunner; Basic Military Police and Corrections Officer; Correction and Detention Specialist; Corrections Officer; Criminal Investigator CID Agent; Infantry Unit Leader; Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Operations Chief; Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Unit Leader; Light Armored Reconnaissance Marine; Military Police
Afloat Corrections Specialist; Brig Officer; CWO - Security; Correctional Custody (CC) Specialist Ashore; Expeditionary Force Detainee Operations Guantanamo Bay (GITMO); Expeditionary Force Detainee/Confinement Operations - Deployed; Installation Security Specialist; LDO - Security; Master-At-Arms
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What they do:
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
On the job, you would:
Take, receive, or check periodic inmate counts. Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws. Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
Safety and Government
public safety and security
law and government
Math and Science
sociology and anthropology
Arts and Humanities
keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
changing what is done based on other people's actions
understanding people's reactions
noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
communicate by speaking
listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
notice when problems happen
use rules to solve problems
pay attention to something without being distracted
do two or more things at the same time
exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
People interested in this work like activities that include
leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
3M Electronic Monitoring
Electronic mail software
Education: (rated 3 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or associate's degree usually needed
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