$15.385 per hour
This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime, if applicable.
December 31, 2020
Duties involve the direct daily supervision, security, and control of adult offenders.
Minimum of high school diploma or GED certificate.
Must be a U.S. Citizen. (Must present proof of citizenship)
Must be at least 21 years of age and provide a copy of a state issues birth certificate.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Must not have been terminated from any job in the past year.
Must be willing to work any shift and call back duty.
Must not have been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor.
Must have the strength and agility to allow the employee to perform job duties, which would be found at the level of medium work (i.e. exerting 20-50 pounds of force) and including occasional very heavy work, (i.e. exerting in excess of 100 pounds.)
For Veteran's preference, applicants must submit a copy of Form DD 214
Because of the nature of work individual shall submit to a background check as part of the examination process and must successfully complete same before being eligible for certification and/or employment.
Applicants must pass a written test that assesses both cognitive and aptitude skills needed to be successful in the position of Corrections Officer (a score of 70 or above must be attained). Study guides are available for check out; contact 859-425-2739 to make a request for one. Those passing the written exam will be invited to an interview. Based on the interview, a certain number of individuals will be required to submit to a psychological suitability evaluation, polygraph and physical exam that includes drug testing. You must successfully complete each component to be placed on the eligibility list.
Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date.
RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application.
Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted. Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.
***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year. Direct Deposit is required of all employees.
Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.
All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.
The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.
Lexington Fayette Urban Co GovernmentLEXINGTON, KY