Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title: Correctional Locksmith
Open To: The Public
Statewide Vacancies
Shift: 1st Shift, Monday-Friday
Salary: $46,272 - $60,709 (Annually)
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Minimum Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of construction, repair and maintenance of locks and mechanical and electromechanical security devices; considerable knowledge of tools, materials, methods and principles of locksmithing; considerable knowledge of correctional security measures; basic interpersonal skills; ability to quickly detect mechanical problems and apply corrective action; ability to maintain records and prepare reports; ability to read and interpret blueprints and/or diagrams; ability to perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations; basic ability to detect and diagnose related electrical problems; basic ability in welding and other peripheral equipment repairs.
General Experience: Two (2) years of experience as a locksmith.
Substitution Allowed: Two (2) years as a Correction Officer assigned to full time training in the locksmith area may be substituted for the General Experience.
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have reached their 18th birthday. 
Incumbents in this class may be required to posses and retain a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
Application Instructions:
Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements need to submit a cover letter, your last two (2) Performance Evaluations, an application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at and a State of Connecticut Addendum-Criminal Conviction (Form CT-HR-13) Which is available at to:
Kathy Callahan, Human Resources Specialist
Department of Correction
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Fax: (860) 692-6864
Note for Applicants: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, promotion and merit employment rules. State employees should be aware that your performance appraisals, attendance records and discipline records will be reviewed to ensure that you meet DOC Administrative Directive 2.3.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer