Correctional Training Corporal Employment Register

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Correctional Training Corporal Employment Register

South Portland , Maine , United States | *Corrections- Employment Registers | Full-time Apply by: May 23, 2022 Apply with Linkedin Apply

ob Class Code: 5343

Grade: 18

Salary: $21.09/hr to $26.48/hr

Open: May 10, 2022

Close: May 23, 2022

The Bureau of Human Resources is accepting applications to establish a register for an opening at Long Creek Youth Development Center, located in South Portland, Maine. This register will be established for the current vacancy only.


This position will be responsible for training and oversight newly hired Juvenile Program Workers at all Department of Corrections facilities when they report for duties in the on-the-job training program. This work involves supervision and training of recruits and other staff performing custody, security, discipline, treatment, and rehabilitation support activities of persons committed to a correctional facility.

Responsibilities entail developing and teaching curriculum, overseeing on-the-job training and staff in the performance of security protocols, investigations, rehabilitation, and compliance with standard operating procedures; conducting performance audits; and serving as incident command in the event of an emergency. Work includes performing duties as a Correctional Corporal which may involve properly searching and seizing evidence. Work is performed under general supervision.


Complete classification details, including typical job duties and the knowledges, skills and abilities needed by a successful candadate, can be found on the Bureau of Human Resources website:\ActSpec\JobSpecs\_HTM\5343.htm


(Entry level knowledges, skills, and/or abilities may be acquired through, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO the following coursework/training and/or experience).

Four (4) years experience as a Correctional Officer or related field demonstrating experience coordinating, training, evaluating, and supervising others.


(These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

+ Completion of Department Physical Agility Test.

+ Certification of completion of the Basic Corrections Training Course.

+ Possession of a valid Maine driver’s license.


The information you provide with your application and Supplemental Qualifications Form will be compared to criteria developed by experts who are familiar with this job and its requirements, and converted to a numerical score. If you have met the minimum qualifications you will be placed on a register with the Bureau of Human Resources.

Certification to Vacancies

Eligibility lists for each classification are comprised of applicants who have successfully completed all phases of the examination process.

When a request to fill a vacancy is received, the names of the top six candidates (more if there are tie scores) are sent to the hiring agency. Normal order of referral is:

+ Employees on lay-off status from Maine State Government

+ Current employees of the hiring agency

+ Current Maine State Employees in other hiring agencies

+ Candidates on reemployment status (former Maine State Employees)

+ Candidates not currently employed by the State of Maine

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements .

+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes XX% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office .

+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave . Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act ( .

+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC213075965

Posted On: May 11, 2022

Updated On: May 26, 2022