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First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
District Of Columbia

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Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.

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Currently Employed: 70

Projected Annual Job Openings: 0

Typical Hourly Wage: $29.65 - $35.00

Typical Annual Salary: $61,700 - $72,800

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Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: Less than 5 years

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws.
  • Take, receive, or check periodic inmate counts.
  • Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
  • Respond to emergencies, such as escapes.
  • Supervise and direct the work of correctional officers to ensure the safe custody, discipline, and welfare of inmates.
  • Restrain, secure, or control offenders, using chemical agents, firearms, or other weapons of force as necessary.
  • Resolve problems between inmates.
  • Supervise or perform searches of inmates or their quarters to locate contraband items.
  • Monitor behavior of subordinates to ensure alert, courteous, and professional behavior toward inmates, parolees, fellow employees, visitors, and the public.
  • Instruct employees or provide on-the-job training.

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