Correctional Officer

State of Arizona Goodyear, AZ
Arizona Department of Corrections

Safer communities through effective corrections.

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER I

Perryville Prison

2105 North Citrus Road

Goodyear, Arizona 85395

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* PLEASE ENSURE YOU PROVIDE YOUR ADDRESS AND CONTACT NUMBER ON YOUR RESUME*

BENEFITS:

Extremely competitive benefit package that includes;

* 25 year retirement system (CORP)

After 25 years of qualified service your benefit is 50 percent of your annual salary.

* Medical, dental, life, disability insurance plans

Low cost benefits for you and your family.

* 21 semester hours of college credit for academy completion

This together with Tuition reimbursement gives you a great opportunity to complete your educational aspirations

* Generous Leave package

This includes annual, sick and holiday leave.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position learns and demonstrates proficiency in the role of a Correctional Officer II during classroom and field instructions at a Correctional Officers Training Academy (COTA).

Correctional Officers will be required to serve a 12 month probationary period.

There are additional geographical stipends as follows: 5% of the base salary for the Lewis Complex and the Safford Complex, 10% of the base salary for Florence and Eyman Complexes and Globe Unit and 15% of the base salary at Winslow Complex and Apache Unit. Placement of a Correctional Officer is determined by the Recruitment Unit for Selection and Hiring (RUSH).

Apply online or contact a recruiter at (602) 542-7572.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED, 21 years of age, no felony convictions, valid Arizona Driver's License, and proof of legal U.S. residency.

Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for employment. Applicants will be required to submit an employment application, and successfully complete a comprehensive knowledge exam, oral interview, fit-pro examination, medical/physical exam, psychological exam, background check and pre-employment drug test.

NOTE: Applicants who successfully complete the selection process as described above must attend and complete the Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA), located in Tucson, Arizona, for seven weeks. Upon successful completion of the COTA training, graduates receive a Certificate of Completion in Correctional Technology with 21 college credit hours. Any existing testing component can be modified and components can be added at any time. Cadets not meeting all COTA requirements will be dismissed.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and a drug test*.

RETIREMENT:

Positions in this classification participate in the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (CORP).

* We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace. ADC conducts statewide random drug testing for all employees in safety-sensitive positions.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruitment Manager at (602) 542-7572. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE:

If you experience technical issues while applying for this position, please call 602-542-4700 or email [email protected]

* We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace. ADC conducts statewide random drug testing for all employees in a safety-sensitive positions.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (888) 545-RUSH. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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