Corrections Officer Trainee

Excellent employment opportunities exist at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Chester. The Department of Corrections also has one opening a for bilingual (English/Spanish) position at SCI-Greene.

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
(610) 490-4151

SCI-Greene (Greene County)
169 Progress Drive
Waynesburg, PA 15370
(724) 852-2902

Starting Salary
 $33,570/annually, effective July 1, 2013
 $35,302/annually (Chester), effective July 1, 2013

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 more.
Pennsylvania residency is required at the time of application for these positions.  
Click here to view detailed test announcement which includes eligibility requirements.