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You must be physically fit to be a corrections officer. What have you done to physically train yourself for this position?

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    You must be physically fit to be a corrections officer. What have you done to physically train yourself for this position?

      The interviewer would like to know that you are capable of meeting the physical demands required to be a corrections officer. A fit test will be administered; however, this is an opportunity for you to disclose any concerns you may have regarding the fitness portion of the role.

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I am fully prepared to complete the fit test. I am in great physical shape. To train myself for a career in corrections, I have attended CrossFit 5 times per week for the last 12 months. I also run 6 to 15 miles every week."

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I am in peak physical condition. While attending university, I worked as a personal trainer part-time. You can be sure that I am fully prepared to pass the fit test."

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I work out regularly and am prepared for any fitness test you require me to take. To stay fit I workout five days a week with boxing and running. I have also started studying jiu-jitsu."

      Anonymous Answer

      "I workout regularly, and have maintained my physical standards that were expected of me during my physical. I also take boxing and martial arts classes."

      Rachelle's Answer

      This is a great response!

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      Anonymous Answer

      "I grew up playing sports and lifting weights, and I still stay very active. I like to work out and play basketball."

      Rachelle's Answer

      Great! If there are any physical requirements mentioned in the job description (such as lifting up to 80 pounds) be sure to mention that you can perform those requirements.

      "I am physically fit and train myself regularly. I grew up playing sports, and still life weights and play basketball."

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