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Corrections Officer - Bucks County Department of Corrections - Apply online at www.buckscounty.govCOME JOIN OUR TEAM – First-year earnings between $62,000-$92,000. The more you work additional hours the higher earning potential. 2024 pay rate and shift differential will increase.

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React Exam Waiver PolicyThe purpose of the Waiver Policy is to explain, clarify, and reinforce the required parameters to be exempt from having to take and pass the REACT exam through the National Testing Network as a prerequisite to be considered for hire as a Corrections Officer. Waivers will be given to a candidate with a minimum of ten (10) years of law enforcement experience including but not limited to a Police Officer, Corrections Officer, or Military service with an honorable discharge. Waivers may be given for a candidate with a combination of extensive experience at the discretion of the Director. Your request must be submitted in writing to the Bucks County Department of Corrections at rroehner@buckscounty.org. All experience will be verified as it is a pre-employment requirement in the event a conditional offer of employment is extended to a candidate who received a waiver.

Job Details

  • Job Title: Corrections Officer
  • Job Code: 0346
  • Department: Department of Corrections
  • Union: 01
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • GRADE: 346
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: $62,000.00 - $92,000.00 per year
  • Work Location: In person

Starting hourly rate is $25.04 per hour and after 6 months it goes up to $25.94 per hour, non-exempt position + roll call pay (15 minutes overtime for every full shift) + $1.45 per hour shift differential if applicable to hours worked, paid training at the regular pay rate, uniforms provided & maintained, 15 holidays, union security, great benefits (Keystone East HMO Medical plan), County pension, Union pension after 12 months of service paid for by the County. You may apply for the Public Loan Forgiveness.

Position Summary

  • General duty corrections work maintaining security and discipline in the Bucks County Correctional System on an assigned shift.
  • Work includes responsibility for supervising offenders at a work location, in housing units, transporting them to and from outside appointments and between institutions, and performing general tasks as required.
  • Work is performed under the supervision of higher-level corrections personnel.
  • Work involves regular exposure to unpredictable conditions and occasionally requires the expenditure of physical effort in restraining and subduing offenders.

Essential Functions And Responsibilities

  • Patrols an assigned area of any of the four correctional institutions; supervises offenders in housing units; and observes offenders to detect or prevent disturbances.
  • Escorts offenders throughout the institution; assists in maintaining order in recreation areas; enforces institution rules; and oversees the work of offenders in routine cleaning and laboring operations.
  • Stands watch to prevent escapes and to regulate the admission of visitors to the institution.
  • Operates security control centers, regulates the movement of individuals between areas of the prison/community corrections; maintains telephone, public address, and electronic communications; and maintains current records of offender population and their whereabouts.
  • May operate automotive equipment in transporting offenders and patrolling prison perimeter.
  • Ability to react to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned.
  • Daily contact with incarcerated individuals and employees; meet and deal professionally with visitors and volunteers.
  • May be required to perform additional work that follows prescribed or well-established procedures that can be learned within a reasonable time by training on the job. More detailed instructions, as to the nature of the duties, will be given to employees at the beginning of work.
  • Occasionally requires physically restraining and subduing offenders.
  • Ability to adapt to changing technological innovations.
  • Ability to work forced overtime with little or no notice.
  • Ability to learn the attitudes and group habits of offenders in custody.
  • Ability to learn and enforce, with firmness and impartiality, a wide variety of correctional institution rules, regulations, and disciplinary measures.
  • Ability and willingness to carry out detailed orders.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with offenders and associates.
  • Ability to act quickly and calmly in an emergency.
  • Ability to read orders and instructions.
  • Ability to write understandable and readable reports.
  • This position carries a one-year probation period.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications RequiredTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Keyboard skill of 20 WPM.
  • Basic skills for computer and mouse.
  • Requires a valid proper class motor vehicle operator’s license before appointment and during tenure as a Corrections Officer.
  • Ability to perform duties while “locked” inside a correctional facility in direct contact with incarcerated offenders.
  • Must complete the Department of Corrections Basic Training class.

Functional Requirements

  • Lifting: Very Heavy (over 100 lbs)
  • Carrying: Heavy (over 100 lbs)
  • Physical Demands: (Check all that apply)
  • Balancing, Stooping, Pushing, Climbing, Crouching, Pulling, Crawling
  • Kneeling, Handling, Standing, Sitting, Talking, Turning, Reaching, Hearing, Seeing, Depth Perception, Mobility

Aptitudes: (Check all that apply)Form perception, Problem-solving, Motor coordination, Working speed (ex. wpm), Finger dexterity, Manual dexterity, Computer/VDT ability, General learning ability, Clerical perception

Environmental Conditions: (Check all that apply)

Temperature changes, Wet conditions, Exposure to fumes, Exposure to blood and body fluids, Noise and vibration, Exposure to chemicals, Inclement weather conditions; Inside/outside weather conditions

Benefits

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursem*nt
  • Vision insurance

Schedule

  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed
  • Seniority level

    Entry level
  • Employment type

    Full-time
  • Job function

    Other
  • Industries

    Government Administration

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