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Hinds County Sheriff’s Office Partners With Jobs for Jacksonians to Recruit Detention Officers Wednesday, June 9

Posted on June 4, 2021


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 4, 2021

HINDS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PARTNERS WITH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS TO RECRUIT DETENTION OFFICERS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9

Job Fair to be Held at Tougaloo Community Center Beginning at 9:00 a.m.

(JACKSON, Miss) – The Hinds County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Jobs for Jacksonians program, will hold a job fair Wednesday, June 9 seeking to recruit detention officers. Interviews will be conducted on-site. The job fair will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Tougaloo Community Center, 318 Vine Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39213. Due to COVID-19, we will be abiding with the local and state guidelines to ensure safety of prospective applicants. Everyone must wear a face covering at all time.

Candidates must:

  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug test
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have high school diploma or GED
  • Have no prior felony convictions
  • Have no serious misdemeanor convictions

 

Benefits include:

  • Advancement/promotions opportunities
  • Paid training
  • State retirement (PERS)
  • Life insurance
  • Dental, health & vision insurance

Jobs for Jacksonians is an initiative created to provide accessible information about employment opportunities for Jackson residents. The program also offers an array of services and training opportunities to assist job-seekers. In addition to recruiting sessions, the program offers job readiness workshops, job search/placement assistance and an annual job fair. Other services, such as assistance with writing a professional resume, leadership/professional development and interviewing techniques, are available as well.

For more information, contact Jonathan Barnett at 601-960-0377 or at jbarnett@jacksonms.gov.

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