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Posted on: November 09, 2020 • Category: Department of Corrections, Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer

Department of Corrections

Apply By: December 01, 2020
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $17.47 per hour, $18.47 per hour on weekends.
Education: N/A

Phone 1: 605.367.5053
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1412 Wood St
Springfield, SD 57062
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The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of:

  • English grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Ability to: 

  • understand and apply instructions;
  • communicate information clearly and concisely;
  • observe and recall inmate behavior, surroundings, and events;
  • stand and walk without rest for prolonged periods;
  • perform duties in enclosed and confined spaces;
  • perform duties in all types of weather;
  • respond to emergencies quickly;
  • exercise tact and discretion in dealing with others.


Maintains custody of male inmates at the Yankton Minimum Security Unit by enforcing institution operations memoranda and procedures to ensure the safety and security of the inmates and employees and that confinement conditions are maintained.

Other Information:

This is a full-time position with the Department of Corrections.

The South Dakota Department of Corrections will be offering a $1,500 retention bonus for successful candidates who maintain two years of continuous employment. Details will be discussed during interviews.


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