Correctional Officer 1 and 2

Correctional Officer
Clallam Bay Corrections Center - Clallam Bay, Washington

Jun 6, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Jul 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$24.09 - 27.25 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$24.09 - 27.25 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$with one year experience - 26.56 to 29.35 hourly
Top Pay:
$29.35 hourly

Job Description

This job class is designated as in-training. The employee will advance to CO2 after satisfactory

completion of the CO1 training requirements.

In an adult correctional facility, Correctional Officers provide safety and security, and assist in

controlling, directing, and monitoring the activities and movement of incarcerated individuals. This

includes maintaining security of the institution and controlling movement into, out of and within the

institution in accordance with established department methods and procedures.

Correctional Officers are expected to be a positive role model and work with the incarcerated

individuals to help them become productive members of society from the day they arrive under

supervision. Correctional Officers use interpersonal skills and good communication skills to correct

and counteract criminal thinking while maintaining safe confinement environments for the

individuals to pursue a successful re-entry into communities. The successful candidates for

Correctional Officer 1 will possess creative thinking, self-confidence, strong role-modeling and

good physical and mental conditioning.

Overtime is an essential function of this position.

Correctional Officers must successfully complete Correctional Worker Core (CWC), a six-week

academy for all correctional workers employed in DOC prison facilities. We know that managing

difficult people takes more than force. It takes observation, knowledge, skills and continual

practice. Every DOC employee is provided with initial training designed to help assure safe working conditions and will continue to get on-the-job training throughout their employment.

Additional Information

The mission of DOC is 'to improve public safety by positively changing lives.'

For additional information about the agency, please visit

**PLEASE NOTE/TRAVEL INFO: We have a Vanpool incentive available to DOC employees

who are eligible for the Clallam Transit Vanpool program commuting to Clallam Bay

Corrections Center or the Olympic Corrections Center. Please be sure to ask for details on

how to sign up!!**

Successful candidates would attend the next available Training Academy, and may be given

the opportunity to start work prior to the academy date!

Moving expenses may be available upon request.

Pay Scale:

Corrections and Custody Officer 1: $24.09 to $27.25 Hourly

Corrections and Custody Officer 2: $26.56 to $29.35 Hourly

To qualify at the Corrections and Custody Officer 2 (CO 2) level you must have:

One year of experience as a Department of Corrections (DOC) Corrections and Custody

Officer, which includes successful completion of the CORE (Academy) and the Correctional

Officer Field Training Program. OR

Graduation from high school or GED and one year of experience as a correctional officer in

adult or juvenile corrections where security functions equivalent to a DOC Corrections and

Security Officer 2 were performed.

***Also hiring for Limited Scope Correctional Officer 1 with an abbreviated hiring process.***

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School or equivalent
  • Experience: none


Graduation from high school or GED

Valid Driver's license

Note: The legal (Constitutional) right to carry a firearm is required;

pre-employment process includes drug testing and psychological evaluation.


COVID 19 Vaccination Requirement

Pursuant to Emergency Proclamation 21-14, all Washington State executive branch

employees, on-site contractors, and volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

by October 18th, 2021. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be

required to provide proof of their COVID-19 Vaccination as part of the hire process for all

positions within our agency. If you have questions about this requirement, please contact

the recruiter listed in the supplemental information section at the end of the job


Contact Information

Stacey Palmer

Clallam Bay Corrections Center
1830 Eagle Crest Way
Clallam Bay, Washington 98326-9723
phone: 1 360 460-8356

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