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Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Houtzdale and the Quehanna Boot Camp Print Apply Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Houtzdale and the Quehanna Boot Camp Salary $39,329.00 Annually Location Clearfield County, PA Job Type Civil Service Permanent Full-Time Department Department of Corrections Job Number R-2019-58858-47200 Closing 11/14/2019 11:59 PM Eastern Job Code 47200 Position Number Multiple Positions Union PSCOA Bargaining Unit H1 Pay Group CO34 Worksite Address SCI Houtzdale: 209 Institution Drive Houtzdale, PA 16698 Worksite Address Quehanna Boot Camp: 4395 Quehanna Hwy Karthaus, PA 16845 Contact Name Tasha Cressler Contact Phone 717-###-#### Contact Email + Description + Benefits + Questions THE POSITION Are you looking for more than just a job, but the start of a successful career? If you have a strong dedication to public service and want to help keep the public safe, we encourage you to submit an application for the State Correctional Institution (SCIs) at Houtzdale and the Quehanna Boot Camp. Candidates must successfully complete a background investigation, medical examination, psychological evaluation, and urinalysis screening for drugs. + Parking provided + Meals provided + Uniforms provided + Eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55 + This is a union position and is subject to the promotion provisions of a collective bargaining agreement or memorandum. + Comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs Benefits Information If you currently have a Corrections Officer Trainee (Online Exam) score and would like to be considered at SCIs Houtzdale and the Quehanna Boot Camp, apply today! Successful candidates will work a 40-hour work week with shifts to be determined, attend and successfully pass a five week training program, work "locked inside" a facility unarmed and exposed to the danger of physical harm, accept the possibility that you may have to use physical force during inmate disturbances, work any shift and work in all areas of the institution as assigned, work overtime as required by operation necessities and emergencies, work on those weekends and holidays which occur during your normal work schedule, and report to work under adverse weather conditions. Due to restrictions in Pennsylvania state laws, you cannot be employed as a corrections officer trainee if you have been convicted of a crime of violence (murder, rape, aggravated assault, robbery, burglary, kidnapping, or entering a building with the intent to commit a crime). Any other criminal history will be thoroughly investigated to determine if you should be disqualified. DESCRIPTION OF WORK The Corrections Officer Trainee participates in formal training sessions and on-the-job assignments to develop skills and techniques in the custody and supervision of inmates in a state correctional facility. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a corrections officer. Work in this position involves the care, custody, control, and non-professional counseling of inmates. Duties for this position include: + Work duties may include direct and indirect contact with inmates and visitors. + Directing inmates and maintaining security in cellblocks, housing units, cottages, work areas, dining, and recreation areas. + Observing inmates and inmate behavior and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer. + Participating in formalized instruction in the areas of sociology, psychology, court procedures, self-defense, leadership, custodial responsibilities, and the facilities organizational structure. + Providing advice and guidance in assisting inmates in their adjustment to and participating in correctional processes and the Department's rules and regulations. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE IF YOU APPLY TO THIS POSTING PRIOR TO RECEIVING A SCORE. In order to be eligible for this position, you must: + Have successfully completed the Corrections Officer Trainee (online exam) and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to theCORRECTIONS OFFICER TRAINEE (ONLINE EXAM)posting and follow the directions provided. + Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements + Be able to perform essential job functions Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go Info/Pages/default.aspxand click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity. INTERVIEW PROCESS: Please check your inbox and spam mail regularly as additional information regarding the interview process will be sent to the email address you utilized when applying for this vacancy. Once you receive the interview notice email, please respond by the date indicated in the email to accept or decline the interview date/time. Please note that all applicants may not receive an interview notice. This depends on your score as well as the number of positions available. Health & Wellness We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.* Work/Life Balance We understand that there is more to life than work - and we want you to enjoy it! We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions. Career Development We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be. Other Rewards Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts. For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go click on the benefits box. *Eligibility rules apply. 01 Have you received a score for Corrections Officer Trainee? If yes, please enter your score below. If no, you must first apply toCORRECTIONS OFFICER TRAINEE (ONLINE EXAM)and receive your score before applying to this vacancy posting. Required Question Agency Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Address 613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120 Website
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