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SOUTH MISSISSIPPI CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION, LEAKESVILLE, MS

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Correctional Officer Trainee$1,886.61Greene/21Closes 02/24/16
Correctional Services Aide II$1,969.14 Greene/21Closes 2/19/16
Correctional Officer Trainee$1,886.61Greene 21Closes 05/07/2016
Correctional Pre-Release Counselor$2,321.81Greene/21Closes 05/09/16
Correctional Officer Trainee$2,075.27Greene/21Closing date: 1/24/2018

Interested applicants must report to the facility at 22689 Hwy 63 North, Leakesville, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, for interview/screening. No admittance after 9:00 a.m.

Applicants must bring: Proof of high school diploma or GED. Social Security Card; valid driver’s license; proof of Selective Service Registration for males 21-25 years of age; name and contact information for 5 character (non-family members) references. 

The screening process can last up to 6 hours and will consist of an interview, drug test, math test, report writing exercise and a physical agility test (Tower Climb and 1-mile Walk/Run within 18 minutes). It is recommended that applicants wear appropriate athletic clothing which will be worn for the physical agility test and interview. Tennis shoes are also recommended.

For additional information contact: MDOC Personnel Services Division at (601)359-5696 or SMCI Personnel at (601)394-5600 Ext. 1217.

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Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Pearl, MS

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Correctional Officer Trainee$1,886.61Rankin/61Closes 5/10/2016
Correctional ACA Accreditation Manager$3,485.09Rankin/61 Closes 2/22/16
Correctional Officer Trainee$2,075.27Rankin/61Closing date: 1/24/2018
Interested applicants must report to the facility at 3794 Hwy 468, Pearl, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, for interview/screening. No admittance after 9:00 a.m.
 
Applicants must bring: Proof of high school diploma or GED. Social Security Card; valid driver’s license; proof of Selective Service Registration for males 21-25 years of age; name and contact information for 5 character (non-family members) references.
 
The screening process can last up to 6 hours and will consist of an interview, drug test, math test, report writing exercise and a physical agility test (Tower Climb and 1-mile Walk/Run within 18 minutes). It is recommended that applicants wear appropriate athletic clothing which will be worn for the physical agility test and interview. Tennis shoes are also recommended.
 
For additional information contact: MDOC Personnel Services Division at (601)359-5696 or CMCF Personnel at (601)932-2880 Ext. 6701.


Corr-Services Aide II$23,629.71 AnnuallyRankin/61Closing date: 1/24/2018

Special Qualifications: Six months experience or more working in a correctional facility and proficiency with Offendertrak.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);

AND

Experience:

Two (2) years of related experience to the described duties.

*REMINDER*

Mississippi Department of Corrections employees, who have been employed at least six (6) months, must apply for each position through the Mississippi State Personnel Board website, www.mspb.ms.gov, prior to the closing date of the promotional announcement.  Previous applications will not be honored.



Corr-Correctional Commander$35,668.39 AnnuallyRankin/61Closing date: 1/26/2018

​EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:

Master’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or a directly related field;  

AND

Experience:

Two (2) years of experience in position(s) of progressive responsibility in the operational management of a correctional facility which houses offenders and provides treatment services.

OR

Education:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or a directly related field;

AND

Experience:

Three (3) years of experience in a position of progressive responsibility in the operational management of a correctional facility which houses offenders and provides treatment services.

OR

Education:

An Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or a directly related field;

AND

Experience:

Five (5) years of experience in a position(s) of progressive responsibility in the operational management of a correctional component which houses offenders and provides treatment services.

OR

Education:

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), and completion of the special training indicated below.  

AND

Experience:

Seven (7) years of experience in a position of progressive responsibility in the operational management of a correctional facility which houses offenders and provides treatment services.

Substitution Statement:

Directly related education and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

SPECIAL TRAINING AND AGE REQUIREMENTS:

In all cases, the applicant shall have attained twenty-one (21) years of age and shall have successfully completed the training program at the Mississippi Department of Corrections or the equivalent within another state, as approved by the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

*REMINDER*

Mississippi Department of Corrections employees, who have been employed at least six (6) months, must apply for each position through the Mississippi State Personnel Board website, www.mspb.ms.gov, prior to the closing date of the promotional announcement.  Previous applications will not be honored.

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Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, MS

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Cognitive Behavior Program Coordinator$20.00/HourSunflower/67Closes 2/19/16
Correctional Officer Trainee$1,886.61Sunflower/67Closes 5/11/2016
Correctional Officer Trainee$2,075.27Sunflower/67Closing date: 1/24/2018

​Interested applicants must report to the facility at Hwy. 49 West, Parchman, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, for interview/screening. No admittance after 9:00 a.m.

Applicants must bring: Proof of high school diploma or GED. Social Security Card; valid driver’s license; proof of Selective Service Registration for males 21-25 years of age; name and contact information for 5 character (non-family members) references.
 
The screening process can last up to 6 hours and will consist of an interview, drug test, math test, report writing exercise and a physical agility test (Tower Climb and 1-mile Walk/Run within 18 minutes). It is recommended that applicants wear appropriate athletic clothing which will be worn for the physical agility test and interview. Tennis shoes are also recommended.
 
For additional information contact: MDOC Personnel Services Division at (601)359-5696 or MSP Personnel at (662)745-6611 Ext. 2366.


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​Region I

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Correctional OfficerLeflore/42Closing date: 1/19/2018

​Position is located at the Greenwood Restitution Center.

Interested applicants should complete an Interfacility Lateral Transfer Request and submit it directly to the Central Office/Community Corrections Personnel Office at 633 North State Street, Jackson, Ms. 39202. 601-359-5783. Request forms may be obtained from your local personnel office.

Corr-Probation Parole Agent I$36,190.75 AnnuallyAttala/04Closing date: 1/25/2018

​EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four- year college or university in criminal justice, sociology, social work, psychology or a related field;

AND

One (1) year of work related experience;

OR

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent 

AND

Five (5) years of work related experience.

Note: In all cases, the applicant must have successfully completed the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Program as mandated by Mississippi Code Annotated,1972, Section 47-7-9 (b) as amended.

Applicants/Employees who possess a valid certificate of completion from the Mississippi Board on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training may not be required to attend the aforementioned training program.

Substitution Statement:

Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Applications may be obtained from the Personnel Office and should be submitted directly to the State Personnel Board for processing via mail or electronically on or before the closing date @ www.mspb.ms.gov

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Region II

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Corr-Correctional Supervisor$2,690.06 Rankin/61 Closes 02/08/16
Correctional Probation/Parole Agent I $2,321.84Madison/45Closes 2/19/16
Correctional Probation/Parole Agent Trainee$2,204.95Hinds/25Closes 05/05/2016
Correctional OfficerRankin/61Closing date: 1/18/2018

​Position is located at the Flowood Restitution Center and CWC.

Interested applicants should complete an Interfacility Lateral Transfer Request and submit it directly to the Central Office/Community Corrections Personnel Office at 633 North State Street, Jackson, Ms. 39202. 601-359-5783. Request forms may be obtained from your local personnel office.

Investigator Trainee$20,618.42 AnnuallyRankin/61Closing date: 1/26/2018

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year college or university;

OR

Education:

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);

AND

Experience:

Four (4) years of experience in work related to the described duties.

Substitution Statements:

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), related education, and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

*REMINDER*

Mississippi Department of Corrections employees, who have been employed at least six (6) months, must apply for each position through the Mississippi State Personnel Board website, www.mspb.ms.gov, prior to the closing date of the promotional announcement.  Previous applications will not be honored.


Training Coordinator$32,184.99 AnnuallyHinds/25Closing date: 1/24/2018

​EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

A Master’ s Degree from am accredited four -year college  or university in  Business  Administration, Education, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology  or  a specialty field related to the functions of the agency.
AND
Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties, (1) one year of which must have included responsibility for planning and implementing training programs.
OR
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four- year college or university Business Administration, Public Administration, Education, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or a specialty field related to the functions of the agency.
AND
Four (4) years of experience related to the above described duties, one (1) year of which must include responsibility for planning and implementing planning programs.
 
Certification:
Incumbent may be required to maintain CPR and TMAB (Techniques for Managing Aggressive Behavior) Certification, depending on hiring agency.
 
Applications may be obtained from the Personnel Office and should be submitted directly to the State Personnel Board for processing via mail or electronically @ www.mspb.ms.gov  on or before the closing date.
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Region III

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Correctional Probation/Agent I$2,321.84Scott/62Closes 05/09/16
Correctional OfficerForrest/18Closing date: 1/19/2018

Position is located at the Forrest County CWC.

​Interested applicants should complete an Interfacility Lateral Transfer Request and submit it directly to the Central Office/Community Corrections Personnel Office at 633 North State Street, Jackson, Ms. 39202. 601-359-5783. Request forms may be obtained from your local personnel office.

Correctional OfficerSimpson/64Closing date: 1/19/2018

Position is located at the Simpson County TVC.

​Interested applicants should complete an Interfacility Lateral Transfer Request and submit it directly to the Central Office/Community Corrections Personnel Office at 633 North State Street, Jackson, Ms. 39202. 601-359-5783. Request forms may be obtained from your local personnel office.

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Central Office, Jackson, MS

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All online applications are accessible from the Mississippi State Personnel Board website, www.mspb.ms.gov .

For all other inquiries contact:
Mississippi Department of Corrections
Personnel Services
633 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39202

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