Marine Corps Officer Job Descriptions

MOS 5804 -- Corrections Officer

MOS/Title: 5804 -- Corrections Officer

Type of Officer : Warrant Officer

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: CW05 to WO PMOS

Job Description: Corrections officers interpret, apply and review policies, regulations and directives; oversee the humane care, custody, discipline, safety, welfare, and correctional treatment of confined and restrained personnel; review and recommend treatment programs, custody classification and other security, control and disposition matters related to the confinement or restraint of personnel.

They review and make recommendations on clemency, parole and/or restoration to duty requests and other day-to-day requests from confined and restrained personnel. They investigate disturbances and recommend actions regarding discipline and adjustment; research and prepare correspondence and reports. They direct the operational, administrative and logistical activities of a brig or correctional custody unit regarding personnel administration, supply, training activities, messing, pay and funds accounts, and discipline. Corrections officers also direct counseling and rehabilitation programs. Corrections officers also provide commanders with the mission of Regional Detention Facilities in theater with subject matter expertise on the safe, humane and efficient care of enemy detainees entrusted to their care.

Job Requirements:

(1) Complete the Basic or Advanced Corrections Course at U.S. Air Force Military Training Center, Lockland AFB, TX.

(2) Must be a warrant officer and have previously held MOS 5831 or MOS 5832.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.86, Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

Director, Institution 186.117-018.

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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, part 1