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SOUTH MISSISSIPPI CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION, LEAKESVILLE, MS

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Correctional Officer Trainee$2,075.27 monthlyGreene/21Closing dates: 10/6/2018

​Interested applicants must report to the facility at 22689 Hwy. 63 North, Leakesville, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 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$2,075.27 monthlyRankin/61Closing dates: 10/6/2018
Interested applicants must report to the facility at 3794 Hwy 468, Pearl, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 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-Vocational Education Instructor (Upholstery Instructor)$30,815.44 AnnuallyRankin/61Closing date: 9/25/2018

​EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in the vocational subject area assigned by the agency;
 
OR
Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);
AND
Experience:
Two (2) years of experience related to the described duties.
 
Licensure/Certification/Registration:
After employment, the incumbent is required to receive a Teacher Certification from the Department of Education in the vocational area assigned by the agency.
 
Substitution Statement:
Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
*REMINDER*
Mississippi Department of Correction employees and applicants should be aware that the State Personnel Board no longer maintains a “List of Eligibles”. Therefore, any previous application for this position will not be considered.
 
Interested applicants must apply for each position through the Mississippi State Personnel Board’s website, www.mspb.ms.gov, every time it is advertised and prior to the closing date/time of the promotional announcement.
Academic Teacher I$39,999.96Rankin/61Closing date: 9/27/2018

​EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the subject area to be taught:
AND
Certification:
Possession of a valid Mississippi A teaching certificate in the subject area to be taught as required by the State Department of Education.
 
Special Requirements for Department of Corrections ONLY:
 
EDUCATION:
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the subject area to be taught.
 
Documentation Required:
Copy of Mississippi A teaching certificate or evidence of completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in the subject area to be taught, as applicable.
 
*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.
Academic Teacher II (MM/DHS)$44,166.72 AnnuallyRankin/61Closing date: 9/26/2018

​Subject Area: Language Arts

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:
A Master’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the subject area to be taught:
AND
Certification:
Possession of a valid Mississippi AA teaching certificate in the subject area to be taught as required by the State Department of Education.
 
*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.
 
Behavioral Health Specialist$20.34 HourlyRankin/61Closing date: 9/24/2018

​JOB SUMMARY: This is professional work where a licensed therapist will be responsible for conducting group counseling sessions and compiling group notes. 

They will develop individual services plans, conduct initial assessments, conduct individual therapy sessions, and other activities associated with the intake process for offenders assigned to the treatment program. 
 
Incumbent will also be responsible for discharge planning.  Average therapist caseload will consist of approximately 30 offenders.
 
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Psychology, Counseling, Counselor Education, Community Counseling, or Psychometry, including or supplemented by the completion of two (2) psychological test/assessment courses which are acceptable to the appointing authority.  
AND
Experience:
Four (4) years of experience.
 
Documentation Required:
Applicants must attach a valid copy of his/her transcript or other evidence to verify completion of required course work.
Licensure or Internship Requirements:
Incumbent must have one (1) of the following:
 
Holds a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LCMHT) or Certified Mental Health Therapist (CMHT) or Licensed Clinical Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist (LCIDDT) or Certified Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist (CIDDT) or Licensed Clinical Addictions Therapist (CAT) [credentials issued by the Department of Mental Health] or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) licensed by the MS Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensed by the MS Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, or applicant has completed all required educational course work including a twelve (12) month clinical internship for a doctoral degree in psychology with exception of the dissertation.
 
How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit their application no later than September 24, 2018 to: mdocrecruitment@mdoc.state.ms.us
Personnel Services Division
633 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39202
(601) 359-5696
(601) 359-5612 (Fax)

 
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Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, MS

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Correctional Officer Trainee$2,075.27 monthlySunflower/67Closing dates: 10/6/2018

​Interested applicants must report to the facility at 708 Parchman Road, Parchman, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 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.
 
Communications Analyst I$30,802.80 AnnuallySunflower/67Closing date: 9/27/2018
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
An Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college in communications or a related field;
 
OR
Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED);
AND
Experience:
Two (2) years of directly related experience.
 
Substitution Statement:
Related education and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
*PLEASE NOTE*
Interested applicants must apply for each position through the Mississippi State Personnel Board’s website, www.mspb.ms.gov, every time it is posted/advertised and prior to the closing date/time of the announcement.
 
Corr-Services Aide II$23,629.71 AnnuallySunflower/67Closing date: 9/26/2018

​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 experience related to the described duties.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Assists with clerical support within a correctional environment.
2. Assists in the supervision of inmates
 
*REMINDER*
Mississippi Department of Corrections employees and applicants should be aware that the State Personnel Board no longer maintains a “List of Eligibles”; therefore, any previous application for this position will not be considered.
 
Interested applicants must apply for each position through the Mississippi State Personnel Board’s website, www.mspb.ms.gov, every time it is advertised and prior to the closing date/time of the promotional announcement.

 
Systems Administrator I$29,674.72 AnnuallySunflower/67Closing date: 9/27/2018

Experience/Educational Requirements: 

Education:
An Associate’s Degree from an accredited two-year college in computer science, data processing, business information systems or a related field;
 
OR
Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED).
AND
Experience:
Two (2) years of directly related experience.
 
Substitution Statement: Related education and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
Possession of an Institute for Certification for Computer Professionals (ICCP) Certificate based on successful completion may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience (certificate must be attached).

PLEASE NOTE*
Interested applicants may apply online through the Mississippi State Personnel Board’s website, www.mspb.ms.gov, or mail State of Mississippi Applications to: Mississippi Department of Corrections, ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES, 633 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39202.
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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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