CORRECTIONAL OFFICER POSITIONS
 
INTEGRITY, PROFESSIONALISM & EXCELLENCE
 

If this describes you, we encourage you to apply immediately!

The next Pre-employment Testing date is Monday, December 1st, 2014 at the 4-H Center.

Application Deadline to be invited to this testing is Thursday, November 13th, 2014.

Registration form and fee for this testing must be received by Thursday, November 20th, 2014.

We are hiring female and male correctional officers to staff female and male housing units.

You will earn $50,123 - (2014 $ figure) after your first year of service.

EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE

No experience is required. All new officers will attend our on site paid training academy! We provide the education required for you to excel in your criminal justice career.

 

Here is just some of what you will learn:   
    
 
-  Conduct of Ethics
-  Interpersonal Communication Skills
-  Use of force
-  Suicide Prevention
-  CPR
-  Security Procedures
-  Direct Supervision
-  Defensive and Offensive Tactics 
-  Cell Extraction
-  Firearms Training

"Our Basic Training Academy will challenge you both physically and mentally, laying the ground work for a rewarding career in corrections. This Academy requires integrity and discipline, demanding what few are willing to sacrifice. The knowledge gained will improve you professionally and personally." - Lt. Kyle A. Russell

Please review the applicant notification page and the job description on this website for qualifications. If you qualify and wish to attend the next scheduled testing, we encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible, since there is an application deadline.

Qualified applicants will be required to pay a non-refundable $40.00 fee when registering for the pre-employment testing. Applications are required and can be printed from this website, and e-mailed to jail@countyofberks.com, mailed to the jail address as noted on the application, or faxed to: 610-208-4880.

Updated 10/21/14