Corrections Officer - FBOP Evansville Job at Volunteers of America Ohio-Indiana, Evansville, IN

  • Volunteers of America Ohio-Indiana
  • Evansville, IN

Job Description

$1,000-Sign On Bonus

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana seeks energetic team member to join our team. VOAOHIN is a multi-dimensional agency helping people rebuild and reclaim their lives. The organization has numerous facilities providing a variety of services across Ohio and Indiana. The specific job location of this listing is the Hope Hall Residential Reentry Center in Evansville, Indiana. The Reentry Support Specialist (RSS), position works in the Residential Reentry Program impact area. This is an excellent entry level position for anyone interested in developing a career in law-enforcement or corrections.

As an RSS, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working to provide a safe, secure, humane environment for individuals finishing prison sentences in the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), and the Indiana Department of Corrections (DOC), who are releasing to this area. RSS staff are a vital component of this effort. Quality RSS staff are an important element of the BOP’s, DOC’s and VOAOHIN’s efforts to provide a constructive, positive, yet controlled pre-release opportunity for individuals returning to society.

Your duties will include a variety of tasks. You will help maintain physical security of the program by conducting pat searches of individuals as well as building and vehicle searches. You will obtain resident urine and breath samples to discourage substance abuse. You will transport residents as needed. RSS staff also perform routine random inspections of the building and facility grounds to ensure orderly and safe operations. You will enforce rules and regulations and will document violations of rules as required. You will be expected to write incident reports and disciplinary reports. When required, you will assist in applying restraints to residents, per Indiana DOC policy. You will help to provide GPS/telephone-based monitoring of residents who have moved to home confinement. As needed, you may assist with community verification of residences and employment locations. You will interact on a daily basis, in a variety of circumstances, with individuals releasing from maximum, medium, and minimum-security prisons. You will be expected to behave in a mature, professional manner during all these interactions.

Applicants MUST have a High School diploma or GED. All applicants will undergo an NCIC and ADP background investigation prior to employment.

We are hiring full and part-time positions. This is a progressive hourly scale position starting at $17.20/hour. Shift differential available for 2nd-3rd shift Full-time RSS staff will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits package, including company-paid life insurance and LTD, paid time off, medical, dental, vision and a 403b with a match. 


Referral/Mentor Bonus Available 

We Embrace Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – We demonstrate a personal commitment to valuing different backgrounds and life experiences through word and action. We take personal actions to build an inclusive culture that ensures everyone can fully contribute based on their unique talents, skills and perspectives and feels welcomed and valued. We will commit to driving equitable solutions to address root cause issues by incorporating an equity framework in their daily work. We are committed to continuous personal DEI development. 

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Part time, Relocation bonus, Shift work, Night shift, Afternoon shift,

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