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Corrections Corporal - Lincoln

Company: State of Nebraska
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


$10,000 hiring bonus! KEEP PEOPLE SAFE. Offering a competitive salary with shift differential, advancement opportunities plus benefits to include medical/dental/vision insurance, free basic life insurance, retirement, 100% tuition assistance, paid vacations, holidays, and sick leave.

The Corrections Corporal selection process includes the following steps:

  • Online application
  • Online integrity assessment
  • Interview
  • Security background check
  • Reference checks
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test.

For more information please call 402-471-2654 or visit For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please call 402-479-5812.

Examples of Work

  • Monitor inmates/offenders in a wide variety of situations and activities. Inmate/offender monitoring may either be direct or indirect through subordinate Correctional Officers. *Enforces facility rules and regulations governing the conduct of inmates/offenders.
  • Conducts and evaluates on-the-job training for newly assigned Corrections Officers, if applicable.
  • Documents inmate/offender behavior, status and movement.
  • Searches inmates'/offenders' person, quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Operates or monitors the operation of manual, computerized and/or electronically controlled security equipment, maintaining controlled movement of inmates/offenders, staff members and the public.
  • Responsible for inmate/offender housing areas. Responsibility includes sanitation, serving meals, laundry inventory, supplies, etc. Maintains all daily control documentation, i.e. logs, counts, etc.
  • May be in charge of visiting areas, ensuring compliance with rules and regulations involving those areas.
  • Transports or oversees the transportation of inmates/offenders who leave the facility on any form of transportation into the community.
  • Assists supervisory staff in the operation of maximum security areas, i.e. segregation units. Recommends improvements to security procedures when appropriate.
  • Overtime, voluntary and mandatory, includes weekends, holidays and double shifts.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age; high school education or equivalent; valid driver's license; and must be able to legally possess a firearm and ammunition.

PREFERRED: Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills desired and assessed.

OTHER: Must have a valid driver's license. Successful completion of examination and screening process. Overtime, voluntary and mandatory, includes weekends, holidays and double-shifts. Must be able to work a shift assignment including weekends and holidays. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid NE Corrections Training Program to include CPR, first aid, firearms, and self-defense tactics.

Keywords: State of Nebraska, Lincoln , Corrections Corporal - Lincoln, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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