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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: 4/6/2019

​Interested applicants must report to the facility at 22689 Hwy. 63 North, Leakesville, Ms. on Saturday, April 6, for interview/screening. 8 a.m. - 10 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.
Chaplain - Islamic Services *CONTRACTUAL POSITION*$20.00 Hourly/ (10 hours weekly)Greene/21Position open until filled.

​JOB SUMMARY:

This is professional religious/spiritual work, providing spiritual ministry to employees, patients or inmates of an institution or prison.
 
Incumbents in this classification will provide Islamic religious services and teachings for offenders of religious classes. Incumbent will also serve and assist with offender concerns as it relates to faith groups under the direct supervision of the Director of Chaplaincy.
 
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college, university or seminary in theology or a directly related field.
 
OR
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college, university, or seminary in theology or a directly related field.
AND
Experience:
One (1) year of experience in work directly related to the described duties.
 
Certification Required: Ordination to the ministry and good standing in and endorsement from the denomination.
 
Documentation Required: Certificate of ordination to the ministry from the denomination.
 
How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit an application to: mdocrecruitment@mdoc.state.ms.us.
Personnel Services Division
633 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39202
(601) 359-5696
(601) 359-5612 (Fax)
Laundry Manager$22,072.23Greene/21Closing date: 3/27/2019

​EDUCATION:
Graduation from a standard four-year High School or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma)
AND
EXPERIENCE:
One (1) year of experience in work related to the described duties.

Substitution Statement:
Above graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED), related education, and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
Licensure:
Applicant is required to possess a valid driver’s license.
 
*REMINDER*
Mississippi Department of Corrections’ employees and applicants should be aware that the State Personnel Board no longer maintains a “List of Eligible”; 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.
Facilities Maintenance Superintendent$27,338.24 AnnuallyGreene/21Closing date: 3/27/2019

​Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma).
AND
Experience:
Seven (7) years of experience related to the above described duties, one (1) of which must have been as a Facilities Maintenance Manager or the equivalent in at least one of the following fields: plumbing, carpentry, electrical works, electronics, plastering, painting, air conditioning/refrigeration, heating equipment, or general maintenance and repair.

Substitution Statement:
Directly related education and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
*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.
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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: 4/6/2019
Interested applicants must report to the facility at 3794 Hwy 468, Pearl, Ms. on Saturday, April 6, for interview/screening.
8 a.m. - 10 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.


School Principal $49,867.43 AnnuallyRankin/61Closing date: 3/20/2019

​EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Certification:
Current Class AA Administrator's Certificate issued by the Mississippi Department of Education.
AND
Experience:
Three (3) years of related employment in the field of Education.
 
Documentation Required:
Applicant must attach a valid copy of his/her Current Class AA Administrator's Certificate issued by the Mississippi 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.
Postal Inspector$19,964.79 annuallyRankin/61Closing date: 3/20/2019

​EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or the equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);
AND
Experience:
One (1) year of experience in work performing routine clerical and/or paraprofessional accounting functions.
 
Substitution Statement:
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.
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Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, MS

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TitleMonthly SalaryCountyCodeRemarks
Correctional Officer Trainee$2,075.27 monthlySunflower/67Closing dates: 4/6/2019

​Interested applicants must report to the facility at 708 Parchman Road, Parchman, Ms. on Saturday, April 6, for interview/screening. 8 a.m. - 10 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
Special Projects Officer II$27,754.07 annuallyLeflore/42Closing date: 3/19/2019

​This position is at the Delta Correctional Facility in Greenwood.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency;
AND
Experience:
Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties, one (1) year of which must include line or functional supervision.
 
OR
Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency;
AND
Experience:
Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties, one (1) year of which must include line or functional supervision.
 
OR
Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);
AND
Experience:
Seven (7) years of experience related to the above described duties, one (1) year of which must include line or functional supervision.
 
Substitution Statement:
Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis, except there shall be no substitution for the one (1) year of line or functional supervision.
 
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. Develops, administers, and monitors the operation of program/project activities in a state agency.
2. May assist in the preparation and administration of proposals, contracts, grants, and/or agreements related to specific programs/projects of the agency.
3. Provides assistance and information to agency personnel, to public and private agencies, and/or
to the general public.
4. Prepares, processes, and maintains departmental paperwork, reports, and correspondence.
 
*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.
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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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