This position exists in the Oneida County Sheriff's Office (Criminal Division) and involves responsibility on an assigned shift for the enforcement of rules and regulations governing security, conduct, discipline, safety and general well being of inmates of the County correction facility. The duties involve considerable inmate contact and supervision in a work, recreation or learning situation. Work procedures are well defined but incumbents must be alert to possibilities of emergency situations arising and exercise sound judgment when problems occur. The work is performed under the general supervision of a Correction Officer-Sergeant or Correction Officer-Lieutenant, with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in dealing with day-to-day situations in the facility. As law enforcement officers, Correction Officers may be assigned to work details outside the prison area. Incumbent performs related work as required
Applications must be submitted to the Personnel Office by 4:30 PM by the application deadline date of August 9, 2019. No post marks are accepted.
Oneida County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of the New York State Department of Civil Service and Oneida County to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national original, gender, sexual orientation, disability, military status, genetic predisposition, carrier status, political affiliation or belief.