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Supervisors of Correctional Officers

Skills & Knowledge


Most Important Skills for Supervisors of Correctional Officers


Most Important Knowledge Areas for Supervisors of Correctional Officers


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Describe Your Skills

People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
  • Identifying information by categorizing, comparing, or detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Resolving conflicts or negotiating with people.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Making decisions or solving problems.
  • Documenting or recording information.
  • Creating and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
  • Guiding, directing, and motivating people that work under you.


Careers that Use Similar Skills

The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Supervisors of Correctional Officers.


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