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​Application Process:  Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website.  The application may also be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Persons wishing to apply for a posted Dauphin County Prison position should complete an Application for Prison Employment and submit it to the Dauphin County Department of Human Resources.

While Dauphin County does not inquire into an individual’s criminal history at the time of application, with the exception of Prison positions, certain convictions may disqualify an individual from a position. For a listing of offenses that prohibit individuals from holding positions in certain departments, please see our Prohibited Offenses Listing. Individuals having convictions in these categories may wish to apply for positions with less restrictions.

The option to participate in Dauphin County’s Deferred Compensation Plan and Dauphin County’s Employee Assistance Program through Mazzitti and Sullivan is available to all employees from the start of their employment.

The County of Dauphin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.  In the event you require an accommodation to apply or to participate in the selection process, please contact the County Department of Human Resources at (717) 780-6230.

Dauphin County Prison is currently accepting applications for the part-time, varied shift position of Part Time Prison Teacher.  An employee in this position is responsible for professional work in remedial, vocational and continuing education.  An employee in this position plans and delivers instructions; identifies resources; administers diagnostic and achievement tests; evaluates student progress; and makes appropriate recommendations consequent to same.  Ten (10)-hour and twenty (20)-hour per week positions are available.  The incumbent reports to the Education Supervisor and ultimately to the Deputy Warden for Treatment.
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in elementary, secondary, special, or adult education or a related field; one year of experience in education; and a valid Pennsylvania teaching certificate with Act 48 compliance.  Advanced coursework in corrections education may be substituted at the rate of 30 academic credits per year of professional experience.  The qualified candidate must be at least 21 years of age by the date of hire.  A favorable criminal background check is required.
Application Process: Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at  The application may also be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Posted: 10/21/2016
Expires: 11/4/2016
Requisition Number: 311500-13-16

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