PENDLETON — The Indiana Department of Correction and Pendleton Correctional Facility are hosting a career fair for those interested in a career in corrections.
The career fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 17 at the Pendleton Correctional Facility, 4490 W. Reformatory Road, Pendleton.
According to the DOC, there will be on the spot job interviews and job shadowing.
Job fair attendees will be met in the parking lot by a staff person in personal protective equipment. Attendees will be handed a clipboard with forms to fill out in their vehicle and upon completion, staff members will conduct pre-screening health questions and will take attendees' temperatures. The job fair attendees will then be taken inside the facility for interviews.
The jobs feature competitive wages, with the starting rate for correctional officers at $19 an hour. The positions also offer benefits, paid holidays and vacation, personal leave, sick leave, a retirement plan and tuition reimbursement.
For more information, please call 765-778-2107.