|Closing Date||12/31/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Type of Recruitment||Open Competitive|
|Salary||$31,196/Min-$41,595/Mid, Sal Plan U10D, Haz Duty A-1 $3,120, *Shift Diff 5%|
|Shift Hours||Weekends/Holidays Required|
Assignments are determined by vacancy levels: (New Castle, Kent, Sussex, )
|Contact Name||Department of Correction Human Resources|
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Correctional Officer
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
DOC Special Requirement: Prior to institutional assignment, candidates must successfully complete all phases of a nine-week Correctional Officer Basic Course. This course is administered by the Department of Correction at the Employee Development Center. Coursework includes physical, classroom and hands-on training. Instruction is provided in the areas of inmate supervision, defensive tactics, riot control, weapons, report writing and emergency medical training.
Incumbents working four or more hours of work between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. the following day will receive 5% shift differential pay.
The Correctional Officer Training Program is approved by the Veterans Administration of Delaware State Approving Authority for the training of Veterans.
A satisfactory criminal background check and psychological assessment is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as a part of the conditional offer of hire.
Pre-employment Drug Testing: Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.
Union: As a condition of accepting employment, the person selected for this position shall join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, instead not join but pay a service fee no greater than the dues. The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.
Examination: A written test is required. You will need to retake the exam if you have not applied in DEL by 3/24/2010. Test study guides may be obtained by visiting the Human Resource Management web-site at http://delawarestatejobs.com/explore/test-study-guides.shtml. Applicants scheduled for examinations will be required to show photo identification to the exam proctor before taking the exam. All scheduling notices will be sent via email to the applicant. Please check your email for your scheduled exam date.