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Supplemental Questionnaire

Last Name First Name
 

 

For the purposes of the Correctional Security Officer Job Family statutory requirements include (Title 57, O.S. Section 510), "A. the minimum age for service shall be twenty (20) years of age and the maximum age for service shall be seventy (70) years of age.  However, the director shall have the authority to establish the maximum age for correctional officers entering service and B. possession of thirty (30) semester hours from an accredited college or university or possession of a high school diploma acquired from an accredited high school or GED equivalent testing program and graduation from the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training or enrollment in and completion of said course during the first six (6) months of employment..."



 
Successful completion of the GED test is based upon standards established by the Oklahoma Department of Education.


 
For the purposes of this job announcement shift work is required as well as a valid driver's license.

 

Are you twenty (20) years of age or older? 

Yes No
 
Do you have any of the following?
thirty (30) semester hours from an accredited college or university
possession of a high school diploma acquired from an accredited high school
a GED certificate
none of the above

 

Willingness Evaluation

for Correctional Security Officer

A career as a Correctional Security Officer with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (DOC) has many benefits, including paid health, dental, and life insurance, paid sick and annual leave, paid holidays, and a 20-year retirement plan.

There are, however, many job requirements that applicants need to be aware of when considering a career as a Correctional Security Officer.  Correctional Security Officers and their supervisors understand that the situations on the following list will be encountered and that Correctional Security Officers are required to perform the associated job duties.

The Department of Corrections is strongly committed to providing a safe working environment for all its employees.  All Correctional Security Officers will be required to complete a paid six-week training program designed to guide and assist them in performing these duties safely and appropriately.

DIRECTIONS:  Mark “YES” for the situations in which you are willing to work and mark “NO” for the situations in which you are not willing to work. 

 

ATTENTION APPLICANTS:  If you mark “NO” for any of the following situations, you CANNOT be hired as a Correctional Security Officer.  You may wish to inquire about other jobs with the DOC.  Please complete the following questions.


1.

I am willing to submit to an extensive background investigation before I can become an employee of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

Yes No
2.

I am willing to submit to a drug screening before I can become an employee of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

Yes No
3.

I am willing to treat inmates with dignity and respect.

Yes No
4.

I am willing to work around inmates at all times, supervising as many as 200 inmates by myself.

Yes No
5.
I am willing to supervise either male or female inmates.
Yes No
6.
I am willing to supervise inmates without a firearm.
Yes No
7.
I am willing to transport inmates by myself.
Yes No
8.
I am willing to supervise inmates behind locked doors/gates operated by another staff member.
Yes No
9.

I am willing to supervise inmates who may have freedom of movement during certain hours of the day.

Yes No
10.
I am willing to perform searches (wearing gloves) of inmates and their personal belongings.
Yes No
11.
I am willing to work with inmates who have communicable diseases such as HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB), or Hepatitis.
Yes No
12.
I am willing to perform CPR (using a mouth guard) on inmates.
Yes No
13.

I am willing to reprimand inmates who are masturbating or involved in sexual acts.

Yes No
14.

I am willing to address disruptive behaviors professionally, using appropriate force if needed.

Yes No
15.
I am willing to carry and use a firearm, pepper spray, and/or a baton when required.
Yes No
16.
I am willing to assess and react appropriately to extremely violent situations such as rapes, suicides, and stabbings.
Yes No
17.
I am willing to work any required shift, including nights, weekends, holidays, double shifts or extra hours, and emergency situations.
Yes No
18.

I am willing to supervise outdoor work crews or yard activity in all weather conditions.

Yes No
19.

I am willing to walk or stand during most of an 8-hour to 12-hour shift.

Yes No
20.

I am willing to work and supervise inmates in housing units, yards, lock-up, dining hall, perimeter, laundry, kitchen, maintenance or any other post as assigned.

Yes No
21.

I am willing to stay at my post during emergency situations, such as fires and inclement weather, until cleared to leave by my supervisor.

Yes No
22.

I am willing to attend a six-week, agency-sponsored, Correctional Security Officer training academy which may include overnight stays.  (For any required overnight stays, lodging and associated meals will be provided at the Department's expense.  Academy training will include physical conditioning and successful completion of a basic self-defense course.)

Yes No