The open house provides an opportunity to learn about the job and the hiring process
VANCOUVER – Clark County Jail Services and Human Resources staff will hold an information open house for individuals interested in a career as a corrections officer.
The open house will be Wednesday, April 19 in the sixth-floor hearing room in the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. The event begins at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited, and reservations are required by sending an email to DLCntyJailServicesRecruiting@clark.wa.gov.
The open house provides an opportunity to learn about the job and the hiring process including:
• Preparing for the Public Safety Test
• Training for the physical ability test
• Completing the background information in a timely manner
• Preparation tips for the final selection interview
• What to expect on post-offer exams
• Academy and training process
• Staff will wrap up the event with an open question forum.
“Corrections officer positions are good paying jobs with excellent benefits,” said Dave Shook, Jail Services director. “I encourage anyone wishing to serve our community to attend this open house and learn more about joining our dedicated team of professionals.”
The hourly pay range for corrections officers is $30.35 to $40.74. The county offers sign-on bonuses of $10,000 for entry-level new hires and $25,000 for new hires with prior experience.
Corrections officers provide supervision, custody and care of inmates in the Clark County Jail. Duties include booking, searching and releasing inmates, monitoring jail access, courtroom security, inmate transport, inmate classification and work release.
Learn more about the event and corrections officer positions at https://clark.wa.gov/jail-services/corrections-career-open-house.
Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.
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