|Opening Date||11/29/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||12/6/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Type of Recruitment||Open Competitive|
|Shift Hours||5:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.|
Correctional Industries: (Paddock Rd, Smyrna, DE, 19977)
|Contact Name||Department of Correction Human Resources|
Join our Team!
Now offering $5,000 Signing Bonus!
Start a new career in Public Safety and make a difference every day and be eligible for a $5,000 Signing bonus!
The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) recognizes its employees are a highly valued resource. For that reason we are now providing monetary recruitment incentives to new DOC employees in accordance to the DOC Employee Signing Bonus Program.
The program provides recruitment incentives as follows:
· Sign-On Bonus - $5,000 to new Cadets paid in three (3) installments; $1,000 after completion of first 10 weeks, $1,500 after graduation from CEIT, and $2,500 after 18 months from date of hire.
· Out of State Correctional Officer Pay: Upon successful completion of the Correctional Employee Initial Training (CEIT) course, employees who have equivalent work experience from another Department of Correction agency may be placed on the salary step table with up to 10 qualified years of experience.
NOTE: You may get more information during the hiring process. This program is administered by the Department of Correction Bureau of Administrative Services. The program may be terminated by the Department of Correction at any time with or without notice.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Correctional Officer/Trades Instructor III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
DOC Special Requirement: Prior to institutional assignment, candidates must successfully complete all phases of an eleven-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.
Employees in a Correctional Officer (CO) series position will be eligible to retire under the provisions of HB363 if, at the time of retirement, they have completed twenty-five (25) years of pension creditable State service, and with at least twenty (20) of those years of pension creditable service as a CO series classified position.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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 Delaware State Jobs.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.
The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.