Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer
Baltimore County Department of Corrections - Towson, Maryland

Feb 26, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Feb 28, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$43782 annual
Top Pay:
$$68671 (at 30 years) annual

Job Description

Under general supervision, the correctional officer provides for the care and custody of inmates, maintains security and order on and off the property of the Baltimore County Department of Corrections.

Officers assist in the receiving or discharging of inmates. They assure that inmates and areas of the facility are searched. They monitor inmate activities, patrol on foot, and make periodic inspections of conditions. They enforce rules and regulations governing the conduct of inmates.

Correctional officers maintain discipline and use appropriate self-defense tactics when necessary. Correctional officers prepare written reports, operate radios, and respond to emergency situations.

Additional Information


Health Insurance

Paid Leave - Annual, Personal, Holiday, Sick, Military

25 year Retirement

Educational Assistance

Deferred Compensation

Uniform Cleaning Allowance

Overtime/shift differential (financial compensation)

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: HS Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Experience: No experience required. All training is provided.

US Citizen or Resident Alien

No felony convictions

Medical Examination

Employment Background Investigation, including polygraph

During first year of employment, must successfully complete the Correctional Entrance Level Training Academy

Contact Information

Whitney Evans

Baltimore County Department of Corrections
Towson, Maryland 21204
phone: 4105123400

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