Delinquency prevention technicians work in transition homes, youth centers and other environments for youths with delinquency problems. As correctional service officers, they monitor and escort inmates. They admit people and perform searches and intervene in crises and situations of authority. In prisons, they may be required to develop, implement and oversee reintegration programs. It is an essential job for those who demonstrate independence, control and honesty. A career as a correctional service officer requires excellent physical fitness, vigilance and a high tolerance for stress.