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South Carolina Correctional Officer Salaries

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Within South Carolina there is a lot of variation in Correctional Officer Salaries. These variations depend on on a wide range of factors from population to general competitiveness in the market. Below is a map displaying a few key cities in South Carolina and surrounding states, click on any one to find Correctional Officer Salaries for that area.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 2014

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Job Description for Correctional OfficerNew Search
Responsible for enforcing rules and regulations in a prison, jail or other holding facility. Responsible for prisoners awaiting trial or those who have been convicted of a crime. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. Supervises prisoners during meals, recreation, work and other daily activities. Documents violations and takes appropriate disciplinary actions. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Alternate Job Titles: Correctional-Officer, Correctional Officer, Corrections Officer, Detention Officer
Categories: Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Entry Level, Government


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