Security Forces; Security Forces Apprentice, Combat Arms; Security Forces Helper; Security Forces Journeyman; Security Forces Superintendent; Special Investigations Helper; Special Reconnaissance; Special Reconnaissance Helper; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP); Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper
Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Combat Medic Specialist; Corrections and Detention Specialist; Infantryman; Intelligence Analyst; M1 Armor Crewman; Military Police; Special Forces Intelligence Sergeant; Special Forces Weapons Sergeant
Antitank Missile Gunner; Correction and Detention Specialist; Critical Skills Operator; Infantry Unit Leader; Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Operations Chief; Light Armored Reconnaissance Marine; Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Team Member; Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Guard; Military Police; Operations Chief
Afloat Corrections Specialist; Afloat Security Specialist; Camp/Convoy Security Specialist; Expeditionary Force Detainee Operations Guantanamo Bay (GITMO); Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Individual Augmentee/In Lieu Of (IA/ILO) Confinement Operations-Non Deployed; Individual Augmentation (IA) Support Assignment-Basic Combat (BC) Unit Member; Installation Security Specialist; Law Enforcement and Security Officer, Shore Activity; Master-At-Arms; Nuclear Weapons Security Specialist (NWSS)
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What they do:
Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.
On the job, you would:
Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.
Inspect conditions of locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facilities to ensure security and help prevent escapes.
Monitor conduct of prisoners in housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
Safety and Government
public safety and security
law and government
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
computers and electronics
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
understanding people's reactions
changing what is done based on other people's actions
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
make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
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 practical, hands-on problems and solutions.