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Correctional Officer

Company: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Location: Henderson
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

*Hazardous Duty Pay *Law Enforcement & Custodial Officers System (LECOS) Retirement *TDCJ Training Academy Required *Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted *Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted *No Study Material

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

*You must be a citizen of the U.S., or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. *You must be at least 18 years old. *You must possess a High School Diploma from an accredited senior high school or equivalent, or a state or military-issued General Education Development (GED) certificate. *You must not be on active duty in the military, unless on terminal leave. (Applicants may screen if they are within 6 months of eligibility.) *You must not have been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions. *You must never have been convicted of a felony. *You must never have been convicted of an offense involving domestic violence. *You cannot have had a Class B misdemeanor conviction within the past 5 years. *You cannot have had a Class A misdemeanor conviction within the past 10 years. *You cannot be on probation for any criminal offense. *You cannot have any criminal charges pending or have an outstanding warrant. *You must be able to perform the essential functions of a Correctional Officer, with or without reasonable accommodation. *You must pass the TDCJ Drug Test. *You must pass the TDCJ Physical Agility Test. *Male applicants, age 18 through 25, must provide proof of Selective Service registration or exemption from Selective Service registration.

A veteran who has completed at least two years active military service and been discharged under honorable conditions, or an applicant who has earned a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college will start as a Correctional Officer IV, pay level 2, $3,284.27 per month. Regular promotions within the career path continue, progressing to $3,720.17 after 73 months of TDCJ service.

Pay Levels Months of Employment Level 1 - CO III (A14) $3,019.84) 0-12 Level 2 - CO IV (A15) $3,284.27 13-36 Level 3 - CO IV (A15) $3,480.77 37-72 Level 4 - CO V (A17) $3,720.17 73+

*Salary rates may differ for return-to-work retirees who are not ERS contributors.

To schedule a screening, visit https://www.tdcj.texas.gov/php/prod/co calendar, then choose a date and location. If local testing session is not currently listed, continue to check as new dates for screening are added.

A State of Texas Application for Employment, TDCJ Employment Application Supplement (PERS 282), and all other required documents should be completed and brought to the scheduled appointment.

Former employees who held correctional officer or security supervisor positions and that have been separated less than 36 months can re-apply by faxing the required documents to 936-437-3111.

The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met. 31, 19, 18, 11, 31C, 31E, 31B, 19K, 19D, 18B, 11B, 749X, 649X, MA, 5811, 5831, 5832, 5804, 58, 3P

SEE https://tdcj.texas.gov/unit directory FOR UNIT LOCATIONS.

*Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.* Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application For Employment and the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282) or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598) to the contact person listed on the job posting. Applications may also be submitted through the TDCJ website or the Work In Texas website. If submitted through Work in Texas, the applicable supplement must also be submitted to the contact person. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the contact person's email address; however, applications will not be accepted by email.

Recruiting Department Human Resources Headquarters 2 Financial Plaza, STE 600 Huntsville, TX 77340 PH (877-967-5489) EMAIL (co4tx@tdcj.texas.gov)

Applications must be received by the contact person by 5:00PM on 08-31-2021. A complete job description and all application forms may be obtained at the above address or by viewing the Job Description. Job Descriptions are available in PDF format which maybe read with the free Adobe Reader. *Equal Opportunity Employer* Required qualifications: Legally authorized to work in the United States Preferred qualifications: 18 years or older At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher

Keywords: Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Longview , Correctional Officer, Other , Henderson, Texas

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