Correctional supervisors manage all officers in the correctional department and report to the Captain. They handle emergent and ongoing security issues involving inmates, administrative staff and visitors. They also educate fellow officers on policy and rules, track and manage job performance, and are in charge of security, procedure and enforcement. Because this is a supervisory position, field experience is required.
Where They Work: Federal and state correctional facilities, private correctional institutions, federal prison camps and administrative facilities, juvenile correctional facilities, military prisons and Native American country jails.
Potential Job Titles: Supervisory Correctional Officer - Deputy Captain, Supervisory Correctional Officer - Captain, Warden
Median Salary: $62,500