at Department of Corrections in Mount Sterling, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Overview

The Correctional Shift Supervisor position serves as a supervisor in IDOC facilities and is a vital position for the custody, control, and safety of all IDOC facilities.  The ideal candidate should be able to manage issues and concerns of staff and individuals in custody to facilitate effective operations of the facility. We encourage all staff that meet the minimum requirements to apply for the Correctional Shift Supervisor position.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Plans, coordinates, and directs a security force in housing and custodial services on an assigned shift.

  2. Serves as full-line supervisor.

  3. Coordinates security for vocational, education/treatment, activity-based programs.

  4. Receives, reviews, and approves Roster Master sheets for shift assignments.

  5. Participates in clinical, professional, and administrative meetings.

  6. Prepares and submits various reports: Wardens monthly activity reports, performance evaluations, unusual incidents, discipline referrals, and revised procedures.

  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of high school and completion of an approved correctional officer trainee program.

  2. Requires five (5) years of supervisory experience in a custody program in a correctional institution or setting. (“Supervisory experience” refers to supervising or directing correctional employees, including as a lead worker.)
Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)

  1. Prefers two (2) years of experience in a penal or security institution serving in a role equivalent to IDOC Correctional Sergeant of Correctional Lieutenant.

  2. Prefers experience using Microsoft Outlook, Disciplinary Tracking, or similar software.

  3. Prefers one (1) or more years’ experience with roster management and overtime equalization.

  4. Prefers one (1) or more years’ experience utilizing Offender 360 (0360).
Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to carry a firearm.

  2. Requires ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check. 

  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen.  The use of unauthorized drugs by an employee, regardless of the position held, is prohibited.

  4. Applicants are required to abide by all vaccine and/or other medical standards as set out by the employer.
About the Agency

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.


Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.


The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offender behavior, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.


Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, a

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Job Posting: ILCS35527

Posted On: Feb 09, 2024

Updated On: Feb 29, 2024

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