Juvenile Corrections Officer

Correctional Officer
Sevier County Juvenile Facility (TN) - Sevierville, Tennessee

Feb 7, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$17.81 hourly

Job Description

Want to join our team?

We are hiring Corrections Officers and want you to be a part of our TEAM at the Sevier County Juvenile Facility!

The base minimum starting pay for a newly hired SCJF Corrections Officer is $17.81 per hour, with increasing pay incentives based on education and relevant experience.

This position includes excellent benefits. 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick leave, yearly training and longevity bonus, 12-hour shifts working 2 days on and 2 days off, retirement with the TN State Retirement System, and competitive health insurance rates. Sevier County also offers a no cost Wellness Clinic and Workout Facility.

Application link: https: https://www.seviercountytn.gov/job\_detail\_T10\_R13.pdf

Full job description link: https: https://cms5.revize.com/revize/seviercountytn/JuvenileCorrectionsOfficer.pdf

All completed applications, required documents, and certifications may be turned in at the Sevier County Juvenile Facility located at 157 West Main Street Sevierville, TN 37862, or the Sevier County Mayor’s Office, 125 Court Avenue, Suite 102E, Sevierville, TN 37862 Attn: Larry Russell, HR Director.

Additional Information

Duties include preparing incident reports, monitoring the activities of juvenile inmates, and consulting with supervisory staff on various operational issues. Job-related duties require experience working with troubled youth, some knowledge of the judicial system as it applies to juvenile corrections, and good organizational, interpersonal, and decision-making skills. Successful completion of a post-offer physical and drug screen are required before employment.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 Years of Age
  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience: No Prior Experience Necessary

Contact Information

Joe Brown

Sevier County Juvenile Facility (TN)
Sevierville, Tennessee
phone: 865-774-3800

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