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Correctional Intelligence Officer

Date Posted:  Nov 23, 2021
Requisition ID:  287182

Branchville, IN, US, 47514


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About Branchville Correctional Facility:

Branchville Correctional Facility is an adult male, medium security facility located in Perry County, Indiana.  



This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $37,518.  Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

As the Correctional Intelligence Officer II, you will serve as the senior level investigator overseeing Branchville's Office of Investigations and Intelligence . Relying upon experience and investigative reasoning along with the tools, programs, and resources available, you will perform investigative duties to reduce and eliminate offender/employee misconduct, grievances, abuse, or destruction of property. You will ensure security procedures are maintained at agency facilities. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Investigate and gather physical evidence and testimony of incidents/accidents involving staff, offenders, or others associated with the facility. 
  • Make recommendations concerning the adequacy of sufficient evidence to warrant further full-scale investigations by higher-level investigators.    
  • Investigate correspondence between offenders and staff and ensure it is in compliance to Indiana codes and Departmental policy. 
  • Conduct inspections of agency facilities to determine whether security and safety procedures are in place and effective.  
  • Assist the leadership with developing, implementing, and monitoring facility/department security procedures.  
  • Gather evidence, recover, and accurately label items considered evidence for future use in internal/external cases. 
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations and American Correctional Association (ACA) standards.  
  • Conduct criminal investigations and provide reports, information, and criminal intelligence to outside agencies when appropriate.  
  • Participate in trials, provide testimony as expert witness, and testify in court hearings. 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE). 
  • Six (6) years full-time professional experience in corrections, investigative work, law enforcement, or military police. At least three (3) years of experience must be in investigative work. 
  • Completion of a government sanctioned investigative training program may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. (Proof of completion must accompany application) 
  • Must test negative on all drug screenings.  
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, techniques, and terminology of current investigative practices. 
  • Extensive knowledge of security procedures. 
  • Considerable knowledge of all federal laws, state statues, assigned agency rules, policies, and procedures. 
  • Advanced knowledge of due process and criminal and civil liability.  
  • Working knowledge of Alco-Sensor, field drug test kits, fingerprint, and forensic evidence equipment and the Dictaphone Pro-Log Communications System. 
  • Working knowledge of crime scene preservation.  

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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