Corrections Officer

Description
Summit County is recruiting a full-time Corrections Officer to perform law enforcement duties related to the security, safety, order, operation, and maintenance of county jail facilities, including incarceration and detention of prisoners. May hire from one of the following levels depending on submitted qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications 

Corrections Officer I: High school diploma or equivalent, successful completion of, or admittance to Peace Officers Standards and Training Academy (POST) within six months of hire, must be a US Citizen, at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Utah driver’s license, work rotating shifts, and complete 40 hours of training per year to maintain certification.

Corrections Officer II: High school diploma or equivalent, successful completion of POST Certification, one year of progressively responsible experience performing above and related duties, must be a US Citizen, at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Utah driver’s license, work rotating shifts, and complete 40 hours of training per year to maintain certification.

Corrections Officer III: High school diploma or equivalent, successful completion of POST Certification, two years of progressively responsible experience performing above and related duties, must be a US Citizen, at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Utah driver’s license, work rotating shifts, and complete 40 hours of training per year to maintain certification.


 Salary Range:

  • Corrections Officer I: $21.46 - $30.07/hr.
  • Corrections Officer II: $22.75 - $31.86/hr.
  • Corrections Officer III: $25.56 - $35.80/hr.

Anyone applying for this position, may not have been convicted of an offense involving dishonesty, unlawful sexual conduct, physical violence and/or domestic violence; convicted of the unlawful use, sale, or possession of a controlled substance prior to five years from the date of conviction or last usage; convicted of a crime for which the applicant could have been punished by imprisonment in a federal penitentiary of this or another state. Must successfully complete a background investigation, physical agility testing and psychological evaluation.

Applicants must submit a copy of P.O.S.T. certification if certified or P.O.S.T. pre-entrance exam scores if not certified with application.

We offer a generous benefit package with options for a premium free health plan, dental plan, and life insurance. We also provide State of Utah retirement, sick leave, parental leave, and vacation pay.

Summit County is a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment testing.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage women, minorities, and the disabled to apply.


Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

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