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Job Category: Corrections Officer (entry level)
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Job Title: Corrections Officer
Hiring Organization: Lehigh County Department of Corrections
Salary Range: $18.75 / Hour
Closing Date: 2016-08-12
Job Location: Pennsylvania
Description: This is corrections security work at the entry level ensuring the care and custody of inmates in the Lehigh County Jail. You must be at least 21 years of age. Work includes immediate responsibility for enforcing rules and regulations, preventing escapes, restraining inmates, responding to fights, disturbances, maintaining order and discipline among inmates, and for escorting inmates to and from their cells. Approximately ten (10) positions are available. Schedule to be announced. Experience involving the supervision of groups of individuals, preferably in a job related field is encouraged. G.E.D. or High School Diploma is required. A full criminal background check will be required.
Special Instructions: Testing will be scheduled for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list. ** ALL RESUMES MUST INCLUDE A CURRENT ADDRESS TO BE CONSIDERED. Applicants will be notified by letter of the exact date, time, and location of the test. The applicants hired for this position must provide their own transportation and must complete a 5 week in-house training program. **All candidates must complete a county application on the website below for further consideration.
Additional Online Information: https://www.lehighcounty.org/Departments/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities
Contact Information: Joan Rohrbach
Human Resources
38 N. Fourth St.
Allentown, Pennsylvania United States
610-782-3846
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