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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: 09/20/2017

Interested applicants must report to the facility at 22689 Hwy 63 North, Leakesville, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 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: 09/20/2017
Interested applicants must report to the facility at 3794 Hwy 468, Pearl, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 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.


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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: 09/20/2017

​Interested applicants must report to the facility at Hwy. 49 West, Parchman, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 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 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
Alcohol/Drug Counselor$27,862.15 AnnuallyRankin/61Closing date: 09/21/2017

​Special Qualification: 
Certification in addiction therapy or professional licensure in counseling, therapy, or psychology.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in psychology, guidance and counseling, sociology, criminal justice or a directly related field.
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 directly related to the described duties.
Substitution Statement:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), directly related education, and directly 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.
Program Coordinator$27,082.18 AnnuallyHinds/25Closing date: 09/18/2017

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in social sciences or services, education, counseling, public health or a related field.
 
OR
 
Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in social sciences or services, education, counseling, public health or a related field.
AND
Experience:
One (1) year of work related experience
 
OR
 
Education:
Graduation from a four-year high school or equivalent (GED)
AND
Experience:
Five (5) years of work related experience.
 
Substitution Statement:                                                      
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED), 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 @ 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
Alcohol/Drug Counselor$27,862.15 AnnuallyGreene/21Closing date: 09/15/2017

​EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in psychology, guidance and counseling, sociology, criminal justice or a directly related field.
 
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 directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), directly related education and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
Special Qualification: 
Certification in addiction therapy or professional licensure in counseling, therapy or psychology.
 
*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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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

MDOC Job Line - Toll Free Number 1.866.783.9359

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