Strafford County Department of Corrections

Correctional Officer

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Department: Corrections
Location: Strafford County
Dover NH
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: High School

Job Description:

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Under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor perfonns a variety
of work for the care, custody and control of inmates incarcerated at the
facility and others under departmental supervision.

Strafford County DOC is accepting resumes of interested, qualified, male and female candidates for the position of full-time Correctional Officer.

We opened our brand new facility in 2004 and are proud to have::

State of the art information technology systems.
A direct supervision management philosophy
Ample housing for all inmate classifications
Complete kitchen facility.
On-site medical services including dental and mental health.
An intensive drug and alcohol Therapeutic Community Program.
Video arraignment room.
Non-contact visiting (7 days a week)


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Strafford County is an equal opportunity employer

Preferred Skills:

High school graduate or equivalent.
Good physical and mental health.
Ability to work as an individual and also as a team member.
Ability to supervise others.
Ability and willingness to follow orders promptly and accurately.
Willing to work all shifts.
Able to work overtime as required, including double shifts and
days off
Agree to report any personal arrest and/or conviction within 24
hours to a supervisor.
Agree to submit to background check at least every three (3) years.
Successfully complete forty (40) hours orientation, four (4) weeks of
on the job training, followed by Thirty (30) hours of in- house training
every year thereafter.
Successfully complete the Correctional Officers Academy, one
hundred sixty (160) hours of training.

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Submit your completed application, resume and cover letter to:

Strafford County DOC

266 County Farm Road

Dover, NH 03820

ATTN: Lieutenant Leonard Nadeau

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