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Correctional Officers and Jailers

Skills & Knowledge

 

Most Important Skills for Correctional Officers and Jailers


 

Most Important Knowledge Areas for Correctional Officers and Jailers



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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.

  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
  • Documenting or recording information.
  • Resolving conflicts or negotiating with people.
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards.
  • Identifying information by categorizing, comparing, or detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Making decisions or solving problems.
  • Compiling, calculating, tabulating, or otherwise processing information.

 

Careers that Use Similar Skills


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

 

View more careers in the Correction Services pathway

 

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