Correctional Officer

Charles County Sheriff's Office - La Plata, Maryland

Apr 26, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$43,367 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$Call to inquire annual

Job Description

This position involves full performance level work responsible for the supervision, custody, and security of inmates in the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC). The officer must learn and adhere to established operational procedures, including rules and regulations, post orders, directive memoranda, security procedures, and inmate supervision techniques. The employee may be assigned to various posts within the Detention Center, with responsibility increasing with job knowledge and level of expertise. Some work related to this position has the potential for personal danger and involves working with all levels of the criminal element. Officers receive direction from supervisors and carry out their assignments in accordance with established procedures, yet must be able to act without direct supervision. Work is evaluated through observations, conferences, and reports.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: Graduation from a recognized high school or possession of a General Educational Development (GED) certificate recognized by the Maryland State Board of Education.
  • Experience: None

Must graduate from an accredited Correctional Training Academy and qualify for and maintain Correctional Officer certification through Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions (MPCTC).

Contact Information

Stephine Gregory

Charles County Sheriff's Office
P. O. Box 189
La Plata, Maryland 20646
phone: 301-609-3903 or 301-609-5933

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