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Correctional Officer I

For Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility

This position (Correctional Officer I) is open to all State employees and external applicants.

We have immediate openings for Correctional Officers. Correctional Officers in Vermont work in a system that believes in the basics of human change. Intensive training prepares entry level Correctional Officers for a career that blends security work, human services and leadership opportunities. This work is rewarding on many levels and draws on a wide range of skills. The ideal candidate has strong communication and leadership skills to maintain order and control as well as strong judgment to make good decisions in high stress situations

The Start date for this position is based on your availability. Positions vary and we run on a 3-shift schedule, 5 days on and 2 days off. Shifts are as follows: 1 shift - 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM, 2 shift - 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 3 shifts 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. Shifts and schedules are assigned by seniority first and may be determined by facility need.

The Vermont Department of Corrections offers a paid training program through the Vermont Correctional Academy providing academic, and practical training that includes additional on the job training. The State of Vermont also offers paid supplemental training throughout the year.

The State of Vermont requires all applicants to complete a comprehensive background check as part of the hiring process.

Adequate physical condition to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. As a Correctional Officer it is important to understand that one of the essential tasks associated with the job is the ability to don a self-contained breathing apparatus and perform evacuation procedures, potentially including search and rescue functions. The Department of Corrections must adhere to OSHA standards that relate to use of such devices, including CFR 1910.134(e), "Medical Evaluation," which states: "Employers must provide a medical evaluation to determine each employee's fitness to wear a respirator."

COVID-19 considerations:
Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Jul 25, 2022
Aug 25, 2022
High school graduation or equivalent AND two (2) years or more full-time work experience. OR, One (1) year or more of college level course work AND one (1) year or more of full-time work experience. OR, Two (2) years or more of college level course work.
Rutland, VT 05701
From $20 an hour - Full-time