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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: 12/1/2018

​Interested applicants must report to the facility at 22689 Hwy. 63 North, Leakesville, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 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.
Chaplain - Islamic Services (10 hours weekly)CONTRACTUAL POSITION - $20.00 Hourly 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)
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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: 12/1/2018
Interested applicants must report to the facility at 3794 Hwy 468, Pearl, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 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.


Behavioral Health SpecialistCONTRACTUAL POSITION - $20.34 HourlyRankin/61Position open until filled.

​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:
Applicants that meet minimum requirements can submit their application 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: 12/1/2018

​Interested applicants must report to the facility at 708 Parchman Road, Parchman, Ms., by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 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.
 
Facilities Maintenance Superintendent$27,338.24 AnnuallySunflower/67Closing date: 11/22/2018

​Experience/Educational Requirements:

Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED).
AND
Experience:
Seven (7) years of work related experience, 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.
 
*REMINDER*
terested applicants will need to apply for each position through the Mississippi State Personnel Board website, terested applicants will need to apply for each position through the Mississippi State Personnel Board website, www.mspb.ms.gov, every time it is posted/advertised and prior to the closing date/time of the annoucement.
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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

Email: mdocrecruitment@mdoc.state.ms.us​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​