CORRECTIONAL OFFICER CAPTAIN
Posted on: November 15, 2022
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER CAPTAIN - 70034734
Date: Oct 12, 2022
FLORIDA CITY, FL, US, 33034
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Requisition No: 757847
Agency: Department of Corrections
Working Title: CORRECTIONAL OFFICER CAPTAIN - 70034734
Position Number: 70034734
Posting Closing Date: 11/01/2022
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Facility: Dade Correctional Institution
Under the direction of Secretary, Ricky D. Dixon, the Florida
Department of Corrections (FDC) is the 3rd largest state prison
system in the country with a budget of $2.4 billion, approximately
96,000 inmates incarcerated and nearly 167,000 offenders on active
community supervision. The FDC has 148 facilities and more than
20,000 staff members statewide, making it the State's largest
This is an internal promotional opportunity only. Only current FDC
employees will be considered.
Salary will be determined in accordance with current pay
Correctional Officer Captain vacancy located at:
Dade Correctional Institution
Florida City, Florida (Dade County)
Employees interested in this promotional opportunitymustapply for
this vacancy using the People First system. No paper applications
will be accepted.
Applications will be accepted electronically until 11:59 pm on the
Applicants are responsible for providing the following information
on their applicant profile: current employment, previous
employment, training, and education.
Incomplete profileswill notbe considered.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
ThisCorrectional Officer Captainposition is located at Dade
Correctional Institution. The incumbent in this position is
considered to have regulatory responsibilities and is subject to
the provisions of Chapter 60L-36, Florida Administrative Code.
The Officer assigned to this position has the responsibility of
supervising Correctional Officers and Correctional Officer
Sergeants assigned to any security post on any of the established
shifts. This position serves as the initial Commander during
emergency situations. Also plans, organizes and coordinates the
activities of all Correctional Officers and Correctional Officer
Sergeants assigned to a shift.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Delegates post assignments, specific duty assignments, coordinates
leave use and ensures accurate completion of attendance and leave
reports. Works with lead officers to ensure proper security
coverage. Conducts periodic individual counseling with staff to
outline problem areas and give additional duties or
Supervises searches for contraband and makes daily inspections of
buildings and grounds. Inspects physical plant for security
concerns and to maintain proper sanitation standards. Functions as
facility manager during non-administrative hours.
Circulates throughout institution observing employees' performance.
Conducts performance evaluations. Schedules and/or coordinates
training programs for subordinates. Conducts continuous training of
subordinate staff in security procedures and performance. Takes and
recommends non-appealable disciplinary action and recommends
appealable disciplinary action to higher level management.
Supervises and coordinates body cavity searches as authorized by
the Warden. Authorizes non-emergency applications of use of force.
Supervises inmates commensurate with the level of risk they
present. Manages inmate housing areas, enforces rules and
sanitation standards. Transports inmates using approved restraints
and observing relevant laws, policies and procedures. Conducts
accurate head counts, maintains custody and control over inmates at
appointments outside the secured perimeter and escorts inmates
within the secured perimeter. Inventories personal property and
Performs crisis intervention functions to include but not limited
to subduing violent or uncooperative inmates, defending persons
against attack, or preventing escapes, using approved deadly or
non-deadly force, restraints or other approved methods. Maintains
facility security. This includes performing contraband searches of
either male or female inmates and other persons (both clothed and
unclothed). This will include the visual inspection of body
cavities and possible exposure to body fluids.
Observes inmate behavior to identify inmates exhibiting mental or
emotional disorders, using counseling techniques or referral action
as outlined in written policies or guidelines.
Provides emergency assistance during emergencies, disasters and
accidents to include but not limited to CPR, first aid,
apprehension of escaping or escaped inmates, implementation of
evacuation procedures, security of inmates and/or areas in
accordance with the emergency situation
Conducts inspections and visual and audio surveillance of persons,
property, vehicles, building and outdoor areas. Physically checks
doors, windows, gates, barred sections, fences and other areas to
ensure proper security. Must have good observational skills.
Maintains proper inventory records. Issues and receives property
Attends mandatory and other training.
Performs other related duties as required.
If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact
SSU Promotions at (850) 717-9733.
If you are experiencing technical difficulties applying online,
please contact the People First Service Center at
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative
Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence
in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the
Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring
authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735).
Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to
allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees
are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with
Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,
candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive
preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are
encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to
receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.
Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting
documentation with each submission that includes character of
service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any
other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida
Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation
requirements are available by clickinghere
(http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All
documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
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