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21 March 2014
We Officer's operated in a very high standard and professional manner as both company expected his worker's to be
I have good day's and not so good but I enjoyed most day because meeting new people and challenge is all part of the Corrections Officer duties.

I enjoyed interact with prisoner's and help them with whatever their needs.

I played a lots of table tennis with them and its good way to built a relationship with them

I have very a good working relationship with my work mate's. They are very important to me, someone that I can talk to when thing's are not running so well at home or work.
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money
Cons
not much
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Overall rating
3.8
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3.8
Work/Life Balance
3.8
Salary/Benefits
3.7
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3.4
Management
3.5
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