12 NCAC 09G .0205          PHYSICAL AND MENTAL STANDARDS

(a)  Every person employed as a correctional officer or probation/parole officer by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice shall have been examined and certified within one year prior to employment with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice by a physician licensed in North Carolina, physician's assistant, or nurse practitioner to meet the physical requirements to fulfill the officer's particular responsibilities as stated in the essential job functions.

(b)  Every person employed as a correctional officer or probation/parole officer by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice shall have been administered within one year prior to employment with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice a psychological screening examination by a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist licensed to practice in North Carolina to determine the officer's mental and emotional suitability to fulfill the officer's particular responsibilities as stated in the essential job functions.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C-6; 17C-10;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2001;

Eff. August 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2015; April 1, 2009; August 1, 2004.