Municipal Jail Corrections Officer Trainee

Recruitment #19-CI8533-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason the classification exists is to provide the safe custody, detention, treatment and rehabilitation of adult inmates in the Municipal Jail.  Trainees must complete the two-week Jail Management course within the six-month probationary period.  During that time, employees are assigned to work with a training officer.  Upon successful completion of the probationary period, which includes completion of the Jail Management course, the Trainee will attain permanent status and be appointed to the Municipal Jail Corrections Officer (MJCO) classification. Major work functions of the class are: 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. Graduation from an approved high school, or a G.E.D. certificate is required.  An applicant must have graduated and received a regular or advanced high school diploma as approved or recognized by the Alabama State Department of Education (see Alabama Administrative Code Rule 290-3-1-02).  Correspondence or mail order high school diplomas or certificates are not acceptable.

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.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must submit to a medical examination following an offer of employment.  Employment with the City of Montgomery is conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment drug test.

Kind of Examination

Applicants are being accepted to fill existing vacancies and any other vacancies that may occur in the future. Applicants who appear for processing as scheduled by the Montgomery City-County Personnel Department will be placed on the eligible list. The Montgomery Police Department will administer drug and psychological screening procedures, and collect background information. Applicants who do not meet the Montgomery Police Department's requirements for employment may be removed from the eligible list at the request of the Montgomery Police Department.

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

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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