Correction Officer (Part Time)
Civil Service Job: Yes
$16.50 per hour
Information on the Correction Officer (Part Time) position
There are immediate openings within the Sheriff’s Office for part-time positions.
Preference in appointment may be given to candidates who have been a resident of Cattaraugus County.
This is responsible work involving the performance of a variety of duties in connection with the safe and efficient operation of the County Correction Facility. An incumbent guards and attends to the care, well- being, and discipline of jail inmates. Supervision is received from a higher-ranking Sheriff’s Department employee with leeway provided for use of independent judgement and initiative when the occasion demands. A Correction Officer does related work as required.
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma. Candidates must have reached the age of twenty (20) at the time of appointment.
1) At the time candidates are being considered for appointment they must meet physical/medical standards. In accordance with state laws, a Correction Officer is a peace officer and must be qualified to hold such office. Permanent appointments to this class are subject to satisfactorily completing training standards prescribed by the State Commission of Correction.
2) At time of appointment, must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.
For more information, please contact Jail Superintendent Eric Keller at
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, Jail Division at 716-938-2246.
Complete Job Description & Qualifications
Download the following file for the complete job description and qualifications for the Correction Officer (Part Time) position.
Cattaraugus County an Equal Opportunity Employer