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Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Mercer

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Mercer, PA
  • 3 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Fayette

  • State of Pennsylvania
  • La Belle, PA
  • 3 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Correctional Officer Correctional Systems Officer

  • Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
  • Minersville, PA
  • 3 days ago
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....

Supervisory Correctional Officer Captain

  • Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
  • Lewisburg, PA
  • 3 days ago
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Greene

  • State of Pennsylvania
  • Waynesburg, PA
  • 3 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Smithfield

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Huntingdon, PA
  • 12 hours ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Greene

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • 3 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Somerset

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Somerset, PA
  • 4 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Fayette

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • 4 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Corrections Officer Trainee - Quehanna Boot Camp

  • State of Pennsylvania
  • Karthaus, PA
  • 5 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Correctional Officer (Senior Officer Specialist)

  • Department Of Justice
  • Waymart, PA
  • 5 days ago
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....

Community Service Officer I

  • Gettysburg College
  • Gettysburg, PA
  • 5 days ago
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in campus safety/security or law enforcement. PA Lethal Weapons Act (PA Act 235) Certification....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Coal Township

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Northumberland, PA
  • 6 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Camp Hill

  • State of Pennsylvania
  • Camp Hill, PA
  • 7 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Corrections Officer Trainee - SCI Rockview and Benner Township

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • 7 days ago
Observing inmates and inmate behavior by making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks, and reporting anything unusual to a corrections officer....

Demographic Data for Pennsylvania

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Pennsylvania

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.


Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Pennsylvania offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers in Pennsylvania
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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