Corrections Officers

Northumberland County   Coal Township, PA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on March 21, 2024

Seeking CORRECTIONS OFFICERS for the Northumberland County Jail

What You’ll Do:

  • Observe inmates, monitor behavior during movements, recreation time, visitation, meals and other activities. Communicate established limits for behavior and consequences, and enforce rules of conduct and security. Prepare written reports or verbal reports of significant violations or irregularities or relief officers and/or shift supervisors.
  • Inspect cells, dormitories, yards, work locations and other assigned areas within the facility for unauthorized objects or materials; check sanitary conditions, and fire and safety hazards.
  • Certify commitment, transfer or discharge documents. Evaluate, screen and conduct pat and visual searches. Store, log and return inmate property. Notify shift supervisor of special circumstances with inmates.
  • Assist adverting riots and escapes; assist in physically suppressing aggressive acts undertaken by prisoners in accordance with established policy.
  • Distribute cleaning and sanitation supplies, personal laundry and bedding for inmates.
  • Assist in the distribution of medication by medical staff.
  • Complete forms and update records to ensure ongoing documentation of operation.


Northumberland County

720 Northumberland County Drive
Coal Township , PA