Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title: Vocational Instructor (12 months) Small Engine Repair
Open To: The Public
Location: Osborn Correctional Institution, Somers, CT
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Salary: $58,176 (Annually)
Position: 00037753
Closing Date: Applications must be postmarked no later than July 22, 2015
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of educational principles, methods and techniques; skill in a particular trade or occupation; teaching ability; ability to work effectively with inmates and/or students; ability to express ideas simply and clearly, orally and in writing.
General Experience: High School graduation or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and eight (8) years of employment and/or teaching experience in Small Engine Repair. 
Example of Duties: Plans and conducts a vocational program in accordance with curriculum established for vocational education developed under quidelines established by the State Department of Education-Division of Vocational Education; conducts classes and shop sessions in vocational and occupational subjects; corrects papers and tests; counsels inmates and/or students and gives individuals instructions; maintains tools and equipment; attends staff and other professional meetings; prepares reports on inmates and/or students as required; performs all the security functions necessary to maintain safety of inmates and/or students, associates and other members of the institution populations; performs related duties as required.
Preferred Experience: College Degree preferred.
Special Experience: Incumbents in this class must meet the State Board of Education requirements to receive initial educator certificate to teach Vocational Education.
Application Instructions:
Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should sumbit the following documents:
  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Last two (2) Performance Evaluations
  4. Copy of current certification if applicable
  5. Two letters of recommendation
  6. Application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at
  7. State of Connecticut Addendum-Criminal Conviction (Form CT-HR-13) which is available at
Please mail or email application to:
Francine Beaulieu
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