Municipal Jail Corrections Corporal

Open only to City of Montgomery Municipal Jail Division Employees

Recruitment #18-CI8537-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason the classification exists is to serve as a lead worker over corrections officers and provide training for officers and trainees.  Major work functions of the class are: leading and training corrections officers and trainees; patrolling cell blocks, securing and delivering items to inmates; observing and directing inmates in work assignments; processing inmates; and enforcing department rules and regulations.  Work is performed in accordance with established department and state standards and guidelines under the general supervision of a Municipal Jail Corrections Sergeant.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be 21 years of age.  Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.  Must have two years as a Corrections Officer with the Montgomery City Jail, excluding time as a Corrections Officer Trainee.

Special Requirements

Must be of good moral character and have no record of conviction or a misdemeanor or felony involving violence, force, or moral turpitude, or serious traffic violations.  Applicants will be fingerprinted prior to consideration for appointment.  Must have and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license as needed to drive city vehicles when transporting inmates.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Municipal Jail Division.  Applicants will be screened and qualified based on the education and experience on the application and attached supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.  If more than five qualified applications are received, an exam will be administered to rank applicants.  Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

This position is open only to City of Montgomery Municipal Jail employees who have completed their probationary period and meet the minimum qualifications.


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