DJJ Careers: Current Job Fairs/Events

 

UPCOMING EVENTS - JANUARY 2018


DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE - DEKALB RYDC


WHEN: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

WHERE:

Location: 2946 Clifton Springs Road

Decatur, Georgia 30034

TIME: 9 AM – 2 PM

ATTIRE: Business Professional

 

ATTENTION ALL POTENTIAL JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER (JCO 1) CANDIDATES:

All applicants for a JCO 1 position will be required to take the P.O.S.T. approved entrance exam prior to submitting an application for employment. Approved P.O.S.T exams are Accuplacer, Asset, Compass, SAT, ACT or CRE (O.C.G.A § 35-8-8). Applicants for JCO 1 positions will only be considered with accompanying passing test scores. If an applicant for a JCO 1 position has a 4-year degree from an accredited college or university OR a current P.O.S.T. certification they are EXEMPT from having to take the entrance exam and do NOT have to provide any test scores. However, the applicant must provide a copy of the degree or P.O.S.T. profile with their completed application.

 

Acceptable test scores are as follows:

SAT: 430 Verbal 400 Math

ACT: 18 Verbal 16 Math

CPE: 75 Reading 75 Math 75 English

Compass: 70 Reading 32 Writing 26 Numerical*

Asset: 38 Reading 35 Writing 35 Numerical*

Accuplacer: 55 Reading 60 Writing 34 Numerical*

 

This position is eligible for a Military Salary Incentive. This incentive is for current/former service members who have served on active duty.

 

NEW SALARIES FOR JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS:

JCO1: $27,936

JCO2: $29,150.10 (after one year of service as a JCO 1)

Please bring the following to the Job Fair:

Valid Driver’s License

Social Security Card

Birth Certificate

Naturalization Certificate if you were born abroad

High School Diploma/GED or College Degree

Test Scores (if you don’t have a College Degree)

 

Score used for evaluation purposes only and does not determine if candidate has successfully passed the exam.

 

*Professional dress for onsite interviews is required; current law enforcement and Military personnel may come in uniform*


Competitive starting salaries
Military Incentives
Extra 55 high security pay
Salary increase at six months and salary increase with promotion at one year
State Benefits package
Retirement plan and 401K

JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER 1

 

{STARTING SALARY $27, 936-PRIOR MILITARY MAY RECEIVE UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 10% }


ON THE SPOT INTERVIEWS BEING CONDUCTED

Acceptable Test Scores:

SAT: 430 Verbal 400 Math
ACT: 18 Verbal 16 Math
CPE: 75 Reading 75 Math 75 English
Compass: 70 Reading 32 Writing
ASSET: 38 Reading 35 Writing
Accuplacer: 55 Reading 60 Writing


Commissioner Niles said, “DJJ is searching for special candidates to become part of our dedicated team of professionals. At DJJ we didn’t invent caring for young offenders, but as professionals we practice it here with them every day,” the Commissioner said.

Interested job seekers can click on www.djjcareers.org for more information about career opportunities in juvenile corrections. DJJ is ‘Veteran-Friendly.’ Former military service members with Honorable Discharges should also click on www.djjcareers.org to learn about DJJ's one-time Military Salary Increase Incentive on eligible job titles at “DJJ Careers for Veterans.”

**Please note that career fair times and locations may change and additional career fair dates may be added to our recruiting schedule. Applicants should check the DJJ website for late-breaking
schedule changes 

DJJ is a great place to make your work count.
Avery D. Niles, Commissioner
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice