THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES – Correctional Officer Recruitment

THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
Invites Applications from both Males & Females to be trained as Correctional Officer.

PRE-REQUISITES
•Four (4) CSEC/GCE O` Level, SSC (ranges 4 & 5) subjects including English Language
•Jamaica National Service Corp Graduate Certification is an asset

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
•Must be prepared to work Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays
•Must be prepared to work on shifts
•Successful in all the following areas:
­Pre-Medical Assessment
­Entrance Assessment
­Interviews
­Physical Assessment
­Fingerprint Vetting
­Polygraph
­Laboratory Investigation (Blood Test)
­Medical Examination
*JOB IS TRANSFERABLE ISLANDWIDE

Other Requirements:
•Must be from the ages 18 – 35 years
•Males – 140lbs – 160lbs; minimum height of 5 feet 7 inches
•Females – 125lbs – 140lbs; minimum height of 5 feet 5 inches
•Mentally & physically fit
•Must be fully immunized (proof required)
•No Visible Tattoos, No Earrings for Males and 1 Pair for Females

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:
Stipend paid during training – $20,000.00 (Fortnightly)

Upon successful completion of training:
Basic Salary – $867,723.00 per annum
Housing Allowance $354,795.96 per annum

How to Apply:
Go to our website at www.dcs.gov.jm then select Become an Officer. You will then be directed to our recruitment page where you will complete your application through our online application portal. Be further guided by our application checklist on our recruitment page upon the completion of your application.

APPLICATION CLOSES: SATURDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2021

IMPORTANT:
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

ATTIRE: Male Applicants – Shirt & Tie & Mask
Female Applicants – Office Attire & Mask
(No Jeans, No Sneakers)

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
Persons will be required to submit the following supporting documents:
•Original certificates of academic achievements (along with copies)
•Original Birth Certificate (along with a copy)
•Four (4) recent passport-size photographs (taken no later than six (6) months, and should be certified by a JP)
•Two (2) written character references/recommendations from a J.P./ Minister of Religion/ School Principal/ a Police Officer of the Gazetted Rank (Superintendent upward)

N.B: All COVID-19 Protocols Will Be Observed.
NO MASK NO ENTRY

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