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NOW ELIGIBLE FOR A $7,000 SIGN ON BONUS! Message from Harnett Correctional Institution: We are seeking candidates who are team players, self-motivated, physically fit, and enjoy working with people. We are hiring individuals with or without experience. This is a full-time position with a competitive annual salary, health benefits to include other insurance plans, career advancement possibilities, and a retirement plan. Submit your application today and begin a promising career with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. In-State and Out-of-State Candidates with Prison Custody Experience are Welcome!
- The general security duties performed by officers require them to search offenders, visitors, cells, and other areas for weapons and contraband; monitor and regulate offender and staff movement; maintain and record offender counts, bed assignments, and other pertinent information; escort offenders within and outside the institution; use and maintain keys and other equipment; and supervise offender work details. Specific security duties vary by post assignment. WORK SCHEDULE: Employees must be able to work any shift including rotating, fixed shift or split shift. All shifts may include days, nights, weekends, holidays, and mandatory overtime as required. PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Employees must adhere to an appearance and grooming standard. ClickHERE to view NCDPS Personal Appearance Policy. Every employee is mandated to be in compliance with this policy. ClickHEREto view NCDPS Correctional Officer Video. (This video has been configured to operate systems using Windows XP, Internet Explorer 8 and Google Chrome.) If you were ever charged with a criminal offense at some point in your life, you will be required to provide certified and true copies of warrant(s) and judgment(s) for each offense (other than a minor traffic violation) as a condition of employment, even if documentation and charges have previously been reported to this agency. Note to Applicants: Your Education and Experience is valuable to our Correctional Institution. Review theSalary Informationand theMinimum Education and Experience Requirements section carefully. We strongly advise you to include all your education and experience on your application. If you were ever charged with a criminal offense at some point in your life, you will be required to provide certified and true copies of warrant(s) and judgment(s) for each offense (other than a minor traffic violation) as a condition of employment, even if documentation and charges have previously been reported to this agency. Note to Current State Employees: The salary grade for Correctional Officer II is a NC0
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Applicants with military experience must submit an unaltered copy of the DD-214, Report of Separation (long form) along with their application. Applicants seeking any
Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD-2
Attend and successfully complete six weeks of Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT) at a Training Facility. Employees shall be scheduled for BCOT during their 2nd week of employment. Supplemental and Contact Information The North Carolina Department of Adult Correction (DAC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer who embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federal laws, state laws and Executive Orders. We are committed to reviewing requests for reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process or while on the job. DAC uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive information. Information should be provided in the appropriate areas to include the beginning and ending dates of jobs worked, education with the date graduated, all work experience, and certificates / licenses. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing this application. Answers to Supplemental Questions must refer to education or work experience listed on this application to receive credit. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Pass Physical Examination as required by NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
Pass Drug Screening as required by NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
Applicants in the National Guard must also submit Form NGB-23A.
Pass Psychological testing as required by NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
Must be at least 20 years of age and a citizen of the United States.
Must be eligible for certification by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. ClickHERE for specific certification requirements.
Qualification & Experience:
- Associate Degree in any field
- Bachelor’s Degree in any field
- Military experience (no dishonorable discharge, one year of full-time military service is equal to one year of experience)
Company: State of North Carolina
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lillington, NC, US
Application Deadline: N/A