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Correctional Intelligence Officer

Date Posted:  Aug 3, 2022
Requisition ID:  385084

Pendleton, IN, US, 46064


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Correctional Industrial Facility:
The Correctional Industrial Facility (CIF) is a medium security facility located on 89 acres in Pendleton, IN, and established in 1985. Currently, CIF houses over 1,400 male offenders, and the facility offers many opportunities to its offender population. This includes the opportunity to work, obtain their High School Equivalent, and be involved in facility-led programs.  One specific program, PLUS (Purposeful Living Units Serve), is a faith- and character-based program aimed at helping offenders avoid criminal behavior by teaching them to demonstrate the following core values: honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, compassion and tolerance. CIF also has 4 different programs for our offenders that deal with animals, including ICAN (Indiana Canine Assistance Network), a facility apprenticeship program which allows inmates to train dogs to become service animals to assist the disabled.


The salary for this position traditionally starts at $28,652.00 per year but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

As the Internal Affairs Officer, you will be responsible for performing investigative duties on behalf of the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC). In this position, you will investigate and monitor reported misconduct by staff, offenders, and others associated with the facility. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Investigate incidents/accidents involving staff, offenders, or others associated with the facility. 
  • Gather evidence, recover, and accurately label items considered evidence for future use in internal/external cases. 
  • Complete and provide reports, information, and criminal intelligence to outside agencies when appropriate. 
  • Conduct criminal investigations involving outside agencies when appropriate. 
  • Conduct inspections of facility to determine whether security concerns exist and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and ACA standards. 
  • Participate in trials, provide testimony as expert witness, and testify in court hearings. 
  • Observe offender activities and line movements to report issues. 


The job profile 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 with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE). 
  • Two (2) years of full-time experience in corrections, investigative work, law enforcement, or military police. At least one (1) year 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 complete the 40-hour IDOC Investigations Academy within one (1) year of being in the position. 
  • Must test negative on all drug screenings.  
  • Specialized knowledge of the principles, techniques, and terminology of current investigative practices and security procedures 
  • Working knowledge of Federal laws, Indiana codes, and Department of Correction policies and procedures. 
  • Working knowledge of due process, criminal, and civil liability. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

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) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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