Corrections Officer Trainee - Female (SCI Cambridge Springs - Crawford County) (Reading)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. in Reading, PA

  • Industry: Law Enforcement - Correctional Officer
  • Type: Full Time
  • $51,140.00 - 70,810.00
position filled
THE POSITION

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.

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.

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 examined and have a current score on file.If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the posting and follow the directions provided.
  • Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements
  • Be able to perform essential job functions
  • These positions require:
  • Compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act's ("PREA") limitations to cross gender viewing and searches of female inmates (28 CFR 115.15 [a][b][d]) at SCI-Cambridge Springs.
  • Facilitating the hiring ofadditional female Corrections Officers necessary to ensure continued PREA compliance at SCI-Cambridge Springs.

  • 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 aboutemployment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at.


    Associated topics: correction, correctional center, correctional officer, detention, detention officer, jail, probation officer, prison, rehabilitation, rehabilitation center

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