Prison Maintenance Worker

Job Title:
Prison Maintenance Worker
County Name:
Dauphin County
Please Apply at:


Dauphin County Prison is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Maintenance Worker.  An employee in this position performs repairs, maintenance, and minor construction of Prison structures, equipment, and premises, and supervises Prison inmates in tasks such as painting and cleaning.  This is a union position. 

Minimum Education, Experience, and Training Requirements

Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program, plus one year of experience in trade or maintenance work.  The qualified candidate must be at least 21 years of age by the date of hire.  Following hire, successful completion and maintenance of accreditation/certification in First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, use of automatic external defibrillator (AED), and satisfactory completion of Basic Training at the PA Department of Corrections Academy or its equivalent is required.

Other Requirements

A favorable criminal background check is required.  

Dauphin County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive workplace free of discrimination and harassment. Dauphin County prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

An excellent Dauphin County (County) paid benefit package is available to all full-time employees the month following 60 days of employment. The premium sharing for the following is below:

The following benefits begin immediately: Vacation Leave Sick Leave Personal Leave Military Leave Bereavement Leave Nine Paid Holidays Per Year Pension Plan Deferred Compensation Plan Dental:
Single - $4.00 per month
Family - $8.00 per month Vision:
Single - $1.00 per month
Family - $2.00 per month

Posting Date:
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Expiration Date:
Sunday, December 31, 2023
Contact Name:
Jason Robert Norris
Contact Link:
Jason Robert Norris
2 South 2nd Street, 5th Floor