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Correctional Officer- Application Deadline September 17, 2014  


Deadline: September 17, 2014

Cecil County Sheriff's Office - Detention Center seeks Correctional Officers with a starting rate of $16.29 per hour ($33,883/year) with promotion available 14 months after hire. $500 Sign-On Bonus*

Excellent career opportunity for individuals looking to enter the corrections field. Benefits include medical, dental, prescription, vision, pension plan, and paid holidays.
Duties: Include, but are not limited to, supervising daily operations and activities of the inmates at the detention center from their assigned post, monitor conformance to facility rules and regulations and protect inmates from harm and violence.  See our employment page for more information.
Position Requirements: High School diploma or GED; must be 18 years of age; valid drivers' license with no more than 5 points on driving record; ability to work various shifts as well as overtime without advance notice; and pass a thorough background investigation. Paid training and uniforms provided. No prior corrections experience necessary.
Application Procedure: Download the Correctional Officer Application and return via one of the following methods:  

  • mail to CCDC-Recruiter, 500 Landing Lane, Elkton, MD 21921, must be postmarked by THE DEADLINE DATE.   
  • deliver in person to 500 Landing Lane, Elkton, MD  21921 by 4:00 pm on THE DEADLINE DATE  

If you experience difficulty downloading the information please call 410-996-5837 or email to request an application be sent via mail. 

*Sign-On Bonus offered for Correctional Officers. $250 bonus paid to employee after three (3) months of employment, balance paid after six (6) months of employment.

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