Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title: Correctional Training Officer
Open To: Department of Correction employees only
Location: Maloney Center for Training and Staff Development, Cheshire, CT
Hours: Monday - Friday, 1st Shift
Salary: $68,352.00 - $90,302.00 
Closing Date: October 8, 2014
Eligibility Requirement: Candidates must meet the General and Special experience as indicated on this posting.
General Experience: Five (5) years' experience in correctional work. 
Special Experience: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity at the level of Correctional Lieutenant (custody experience) or in a lead capacity at the level of Correctional Counselor (treatment experience).
Minimum Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of correctional theories and practices; considerable knowledge of policies and procedures utilized in correctional facilities; considerable knowledge of habits, attitudes and behavior of correctional institution inmates; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of in-service training and educational methods and techniques; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable ability to organize and conduct training programs in accordance with prescribed objectives; ability to identify and prepare training needs and training materials; ability to utilize computer software.
Preferred Experience: Candidates with recent training experience on a variety of subjects and working knowledge of AD 2.7 Training and Staff Development will be given preference.  Knowledge of American Correctional Academy (ACA) standards and the accreditation process would be valuable.  Superior organizational skills, communication skills and writing ability are critical to this position.
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements need to submit a cover letter, resume, your last two (2) Performance Evaluations and an application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at  Please email or mail your information to:
               Susan Levey, Administrative Assistant
Department of Correction
Recruitment Office
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
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