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Correction Officer

Company: Chautauqua County Government
Location: Mayville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:


Chautauqua County Office of the Sheriff is accepting applications for employment and/or examination for part-time and full-time Correction Officer vacancies at the Chautauqua County Jail located in Mayville, NY.

*MUST BE PERMANENT RESIDENT OF CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY in order to qualify for these positions*.

Interested candidates must complete and submit a Chautauqua County Government application available on their website:, click on Employment.

Completed applications must be mailed or dropped off to the office at:

Chautauqua County Human Resources Department

Gerace Office Building - Room 144

3 North Erie St

Mayville, NY 14757

*PLEASE NOTE: CANDIDATE MUST MEET MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS*: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.

Conviction of a felony will bar, and conviction of a misdemeanor or other offenses may bar examination and/or appointment.


A. Age - Candidates may take the examination prior to attaining age 20, but will NOT be eligible for appointment until their 20th birthday is reached.

B. Medical and Psychological Screening - Candidates who are offered employment will be required to pass a physical/medical examination and a psychological screening prior to appointment. Failure to pass either the physical or psychological screening will bar candidates from appointment.

C. Background Investigation - Candidates who pass the written test will be subject to a background investigation including but not limited to education, military, employment, credit, traffic and criminal records. Conviction of a felony will bar, and conviction of a misdemeanor or other offense may bar examination and/or appointment.

D. Training - New York State Commission of Corrections regulations require that Corrections Officers successfully complete an approved mandatory training course within one year of being hired and before appointment becomes permanent.

E. Candidates who are offered employment must also pass a comprehensive drug screening.

F. A Correction Officer must be a U.S. Citizen at time of appointment.

*\*\*RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT*: Candidates must have been legal residents of Chautauqua County for at least one (1) month immediately preceding the date of appointment, and must remain a resident of Chautauqua County throughout service in this classification.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.12 - $30.49 per hour

* Retirement plan

Application Question(s):
* Are you a current permanent resident of Chautauqua County?

* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Chautauqua County Government, Erie , Correction Officer, Other , Mayville, Pennsylvania

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