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Correctional Officer


The job opportunity named Correctional Officer was advertised on December 11, 2023, and it will be inaccessible after February 25, 2024. full time work can provide an opportunity to work with a variety of clients and projects. The company has a job opening in Henderson, but is willing to consider applicants from other locations if they meet the necessary requirements. The salary not being exposed by the employer means that you can negotiate based on the company's approach to employee leadership and professional development.


NEW starting pay: $18.00

Work with a purpose! Begin a career in criminal justice and work towards becoming a law enforcement professional.

Management & Training Corporation is now hiring career-minded individuals to assist with securing the safety of our community while making a difference in the lives of those on the inside.

Position name: Correctional Officer

Facility & Location: East Texas Treatment Facility, 900 Industrial Drive, Henderson, TX 75652

Work schedule: Full-time; 12-hour shift (day & night); Bi-weekly schedule with 3-day weekend off every other weekend (2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off)

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Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid time off
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Plenty of overtime
  • Free food and more!

Job responsibilities: A Correctional Officer reports to the shift supervisor and is responsible for the custody and discipline of offenders in the facility in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives. If assigned to the transportation department, he/she will be responsible for the transporting of offenders to and from the facility in accordance with established procedures.

Minimum requirements:

  • No previous experience required. Paid training is provided.
  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED.
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skills tests in the TDCJ CorrectionalOfficer Pre-Service Training Academy.

Essential Functions:

  • Search for contraband and provide security.
  • Count, feed and supervise offenders in housing, work and other areas, which includes climbing stairs.
  • Provide custody and security of offenders including observation of offenders, which includes long periods of sitting and standing.
  • Perform security functions including “pat” and “strip” searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.
  • Transfer and transport offenders by walking or riding in vehicles. Restrain and secure assaultive offenders as needed.
  • Responds to emergencies including climbing stairs, steps, and ladders while searching for escaped offenders, hearing calls for and calling for help, giving first aid at the emergency site, carrying an injured or unconscious offender or employee various distances to safety up or down stairs, steps, and ladders; and use force and deadly force to include the use of chemical agents and firearms to control offenders.

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

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