Correctional Officer 1 and 2
Clallam Bay Corrections Center - Clallam Bay, Washington
Jun 6, 2022
- Application Deadline:
- Jul 31, 2022
- 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
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.
The mission of DOC is 'to improve public safety by positively changing lives.'
For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov.
**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.
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.***
- 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