Job Fairs: Juvenile Justice Hiring in March

Department of Juvenile Justice Hiring in March
Recruiters Looking Statewide for Corrections Officer Candidates

(STATEWIDE – GA) Georgia’s Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery D. Niles says DJJ is seeking veterans and other highly qualified candidates to fill new Juvenile Corrections Officer (JCO) employment opportunities now available at Georgia juvenile justice facilities throughout the state.

Ten job fairs are scheduled on DJJ’s recruitment calendar this month in DJJ’s South, East and West Recruiting Regions.  Recruiters will be setting up career fairs in Dublin, Valdosta, Warner Robins, Bainbridge, Statesboro, Hinesville, Americus, Clarkston, Augusta, Atlanta and Lovejoy. 

“We’re looking for mature, responsible adults,” said Commissioner Niles.  “We’re doing on the spot interviews.  We’re hiring candidates who are deeply motivated to help young offenders through their troubled life transitions.”

*Please note career fair locations and times may change, or additional career fair dates may be added to our recruiting schedule.  Applicants should check the DJJ website for late-breaking schedule changes at www.djjcareers.org before visiting a DJJ job fair.

West Region

Tuesday, March 15, 2016  (General Public); Metro RYDC Facility Job Fair; 1300 Constitution Road, SE in Atlanta, GA 30316; 10:00 am – 3:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – Metro RYDC; contact:  Andrea Raphael-Osuanya (404) 635-4421. Click the following link for the Juvenile Correctional Officer I job announcement. 

Thursday, March 17, 2016 – (General Public); Lovejoy Community Career Fair; 11622 Hastings Bridge Road in Lovejoy, GA; 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – Metro Atlanta area; contact: LoveJoy Community Center (678) 479-8655

East Region

Wednesday, March 23, 2016  (General Public); Georgia Piedmont Technical College Career Fair; 495 North Indian Creek Road in Clarkston, GA; 10:00 am– 2:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – Metro Atlanta area; contact: Career Services- Brenda Baugh

Thursday, March 24, 2016  (General Public); Augusta YDC Facility Job Fair; 3481 Mike Padgett Highway in Augusta, GA 30906; 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – Augusta YDC; contact: Marissa Tjovares (706) 792-7509

South Region

Thursday, March 10, 2016  (General Public); Georgia Department of Labor Career Fair; GDOL, 221 South Ashley Street in Valdosta, GA; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – All Southern Facilities; contact: Tony McKenzie (229) 333-5211

 Wednesday, March 23, 2016  (General Public); CGTC Warner Robins Campus Job Fair; 80 Cohen Walker Drive in Warner Robbins, GA; 10:00 am – 1:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – All Southern Facilities; contact: Patrick Ivey (478) 757-3431

Thursday, March 24, 2016  (General Public); BSC (Bainbridge State College) Career Fair; 2500 E. Shotwell Street in Bainbridge, GA; 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – All Southern Facilities, contact: Mary Guibor (229) 243-3023

 Wednesday, March 30, 2016  (General Public); Georgia Southern University Career Fair; Russell Union Ballroom in Statesboro, GA; 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – All Southern Facilities; contact: Career Services (912) 478-5197

Thursday, March 31ST, 2016 – (Military only); Fort Stewart Military base Job Fair in Hinesville, GA; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – All Southern Facilities; contact: Latecia Brown (912) 767-0597

 Thursday, March 31, 2016  (General Public); Southeastern Georgia Technical College Career Fair; 900 South GA Tech Parkway in Americus, GA; 8:30 am – 12:00 pm; DJJ Target Employer Facility – All Southern Facilities; contact: Cynthia Carter (229) 931-2057

Candidates should bring copies of the following to the interview process for Juvenile Corrections Officers:

  • Compass Scores (Reading 70 Writing 32)**
  • SAT Scores (Verbal: 430 Math: 400) or ACT Scores (Verbal: 18 Math:16)**
  • Valid Driver License
  • Birth Certificate
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • DD214 Long Form with discharge indicated
  • Naturalization Forms if NON-US Citizen
  • If P.O.S.T. Certified, (Please bring two (2) forms of Govt. issued ID & P.O.S.T. Profile) **

**Applicants with a 4-year degree from an accredited college are exempt from taking the Compass test or providing proof of acceptable ACT or SAT scores.                                       

There is no charge for participation at juvenile corrections career fairs. DJJ recruiters are authorized to interview qualified candidates on-the-spot for new correctional officer opportunities. Applicants should bring their resumes and come dressed for job interviews.

Interested job seekers can click on www.djjcareers.org for more information about career opportunities in juvenile corrections.  Former military service members with Honorable Discharge should also click on www.djjcareers.org to learn about DJJ’s one-time Military Salary Increase Incentive on eligible job titles at “DJJ Careers for Veterans”.



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