Excellent employment opportunities exist at the State Correctional
Institutions (SCIs) at SCI-Chester and SCI-Graterford. The Department of
Corrections also has two openings for bilingual (English/Spanish) positions –
one each at SCIs Greene and Somerset.
Type of Work
Employee duties include monitoring the movement and activities of inmates;
making periodic and unannounced rounds, head counts, and security checks of
assigned areas; observing the conduct and behavior of inmates; preparing written
reports; responding to emergency situations; and communicating with staff and
inmates to prevent or resolve problems. Employees may be required to carry
a firearm in the performance of certain duties.
SCI-Chester (Delaware County)
500 East 4th Street
Chester, PA 19013
SCI-Graterford (Montgomery County)
P.O. Box 246, Route 29
Graterford, PA 19426
Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid
vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and
dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much
Pennsylvania residency is required at the time of application for these positions.
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