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Corrections Officer - Part time and Full-time

Kittanning, PA
This part-time position may lead to full-time employment following successful completion of Officer in-house training.

Overall Responsibilities
To perform care, custody and control of inmates in the County Jail. 
Duties include but are not limited to:
Conducts booking procedures of newly committed detainees. Maintains and secures inmates' personal property. Maintains and documents accurate headcounts. Directs and monitors movement of inmates. Conducts searches on incoming inmates and prepares them for incarceration. Checks incoming mail, clothing and other items for contra band. Documents and maintains daily log of Jail activities. Observes inmate activities and observes any unusual behaviors or needs. Searches all areas of Jail for contraband. Issues clothing and housecleaning supplies. Supervises work detail. Interfaces with prisoners to determine their needs or problems. Patrols cell block areas and housing units. 

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent, Criminal Background check and pre-employment physical/drug screening required. Must have a valid driver’s license. 
Some security experience helpful, but not required.

NOTE:  All applicants must be 18 years of age prior to application.

Comprehensive benefit package includes contributory healthcare, dental, vision, short-term disability, and lump sum death benefit; contributory pension; monthly vacation and sick day accrual, 14 paid holidays.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.

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