(Req. #13-0001-CO-1) (Continuous Recruitment)
Corrections/Intake and Detention and LCF - County - 59-02 (5751:4); Hourly range: $16.38 - $24.24; Hours: FULL TIME or ON-CALL; Shifts and weekends. Do you want to be part of one of the most progressive criminal justice agencies in the Midwest? Full-time and part-time Correctional Officer positions are available at the Lancaster County Corrections Department, providing for the humane care and supervision of detainees in a safe and controlled environment. These positions have an excellent starting wage and provide a great opportunity for a career in Criminal Justice. Part-time positions allow you to select working hours that conform to your schedule. Full-time positions offer annual merit wage increases (up to $24.24/hr.) and a substantial benefits package. Sound judgment and good communication skills are important. Qualifications: Must be at least 19 years of age, Citizen of U.S., high school graduate or GED, no convictions punishable by imprisonment in a federal or state penitentiary for a term of one year or more unless pardon received. Must pass local and national criminal history/fingerprint check, substance abuse testing, and physical examination. Possession of a valid driver's license when operating a vehicle. NOTE: A valid driver's license is required for this position and this information must be provided in order for us to verify your license. Without this information, your application cannot be processed. APPLICATION (Correctional Officer) MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY.
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week and prorated accordingly. Temporary and unclassified positions are
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civilian employee retirement plan by amending the plan to reduce the City's
contribution match. Applicants hired subsequent to the effective date of the
amendment will only be eligible to participate in the amended retirement plan.
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