Corrections Officer Trainee/Parole Agent
Corrections Officer Trainee
Starting Salary: $38,661 (SCI Phoenix & SCI Chester: $40,643)
The mission of the Department of Corrections is to protect the citizens of our Commonwealth by managing all state correctional facilities in a safe, secure, and humane manner. This includes offering treatment services at professionally accepted standards for committed individuals to prepare them to return to society as contributing and productive members.
Prior to becoming a Corrections Officer all recruits will go to the Corrections Academy as a Corrections Officer Trainee (COT). A COT is a person who has been appointed to complete the basic training necessary to become a Pennsylvania Corrections Officer. COTs must meet the Department's Eligibility Requirements and pass the Corrections Officer Selection Procedures.
Corrections Officer Trainee Requirements
Corrections Officer Trainee Selection Procedures
Starting Salary: $45,880
Are you passionate about promoting public safety? Are you looking for a rewarding career in law enforcement that offers professional growth? If so, there are opportunities for you with the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole!
A Parole Agent 1 is trainee level work in the supervision of probationers/parolees (Field Operations) or professional parole counseling of offenders preparing for release from an institution (State Correctional Institution).
You must apply to take and pass the exam at a testing center; go to: www.employment.pa.gov; click on, PAROLE AGENT 1 (EXAM) to schedule to take the exam. You must meet eligibility requirements to take the exam and receive your score prior to applying to a specific vacancy posting for this title. You will be notified via e-mail each time a specific vacancy for this job title is posted on the website. You must submit an application for each specific vacancy in which you are interested.
Parole Agent 1 Requirements
Parole Agent 1 Selection Procedures