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Correctional Officer

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The Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility is seeking motivated men and women of good character to participate in its 2015 Correctional Officer Training Academy. 

Apply in person:
Wyatt Training Center   
935 High Street           
Central Falls, RI 02863   
  • December 15th, 16th, 18th, and 19th from 9 AM - 4 PM
  • December 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 29th and 30th from 9 AM - 4 PM 
  • Wednesday, December 17th from 11 AM - 7 PM
  • Saturday, December 27th from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Completed Applications must be returned by:
              Tuesday, December 30th @ 4pm

This is the first step in the recruitment process and will be followed by written testing, physical testing, extensive criminal, social and work experience background checks, interviews, and psychological, physical and drug examinations before the academy begins. 



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Central Falls Detention Facility
Wyatt Detention Facility
950 High Street
Central Falls,   Rhode Island   02863

Positions Available:25
Post on site:From 12/5/2014 until 12/30/2014
Law Enforcement, Security
Job Type:Regular
Full/Part Time:Full Time
Salary: Hourly Wage
Pay Grade: Academy: $10/hr
Location Notes:The Wyatt Training Center is located across the street from the Detention Facility at 950 High Street, Central Falls, RI.
Job Requirements



Ability to:

·         React to physical confrontations and emergency situations quickly and effectively

·         Stand and sit for long periods of time

·         Bend, reach, kneel and crouch

·         Climb up and down stairs and ladders with speed and agility

·         See clearly and recall visual details

·         Drag up to 175 pounds for 60 yards

·         Perform multiple physical tasks simultaneously

·         Drive vehicles including automobile and van

·         Speak, read, and write in English clearly

·         Hear and understand speech and radio transmissions

·         Lift up to 50 pounds




Working skill in:

·         maintaining security, control, and custody of detainees;

·         responding to emergency situations quickly, calmly, and decisively;

·         observing situations and recalling facts;

·         interacting with people of varied social, economic, and cultural backgrounds;

·         communicating effectively, both orally and in writing;

·         establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others;

·         listening effectively;

·         maintaining records and preparing reports;

·         performing defensive tactics which require quick reflexes, agility, coordination, and strength;

·         identifying normal and abnormal patterns in behavior;

·         performing tasks requiring manual dexterity.



·      This position has primary direction and control of detainees placed in our facility.

·      The Correctional Officer must possess a professional work ethic and work well under pressure in a security environment
Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED Certificate


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short term and long term disability insurance,
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation, accrue up to 2 weeks vacation in first year, available after probation
  • Sick pay, accrue up to 8 days per year, available after probation 
  • 11 holidays
  • 2 Personal days upon completion of probationary period and January 1
  • Tuition Reimbursement upon completion of probationary period
Contact Info
Lori-Ann Pouliot
Human Resources Director
Central Falls Detention Facility
Wyatt Detention Facility
950 High Street
Central Falls,  Rhode Island    02863
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