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Do you have what it takes?  Join our team, the Cecil County Sheriff's Office, as a Correctional Officer.  As a Correctional Officer, you will provide public safety by ensuring the security and safety of inmates awaiting trial in Cecil County as well as those incarcerated for 18 months or less.  Advancement opportunities and special assignments are available.  Starting salary is $16.29/hr.  Eligibility for promotion to Deputy First Class begins at 14 months of employment; starting salary for DFC is $18.07/hr.  Overtime is available and may be mandatory.  Training and Uniforms are provided.  $500 Sign-On Bonus.*

Position Requirements:  High School diploma or GED; must be 18 years of age; valid driver's license with no more than 5 points on driving record; ability to work various shifts as well as overtime without advance notice; and pass a thorough background investigation.  Paid training and uniforms provided.  No prior corrections experience necessary.  All personnel are essential and must be available for shift work and able to work weekends and holidays!  Shifts are 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, and 11pm-7am.  A shift differential of $.75 will be applied for Officers assigned the 3pm-11pm or 11pm-7am shifts.

Duties:  Officers supervise daily operations and inmate activities, such as internal movement, work details, and program participation.  Record keeping and report writing skills are utilized on a daily basis.  The ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals is critical.

To submit an application under this notice:

YOU MUST meet the minimum requirements as outlined above.  Applications may be submitted via mail or in person at the address below.  Download the Correctional Officer Application at http://www.cecilcountysheriff.org/jobs.cfm

You may pick up an application in person between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday at:

Cecil County Correctional Facility, Main Entrance, 500 Landing Lane, Elkton, MD  21921

You may request an application be mailed to you by calling 410-996-5837 and leaving a complete message with your name, telephone number, and mailing address.

* Sign-On Bonus offered for Correctional Officers.  $250 bonus paid to applicant after three (3) months of employment; balance paid after six (6) months of employment.

Cecil County Government is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. EOE/AA/ADA.





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