Current openings include:
Formal employment postings, including description and rate of pay can be found at JobsinNH.com.
It is requested that all applicants submit a completed application and resume. Applications can be obtained and submitted by clicking on: http://www.merrimackcounty.net/jobs. At the bottom of the online application, it will direct the applicant to attach their resume. Applicants may also print out the application and mail the completed application and resume to:
Human Resources Department
333 Daniel Webster Highway, Suite 2
Boscawen, NH 03303
The hiring process for Group II employees will include at a minimum:
physical agility test;
R.E.A.C.T. Entry Level Video Testing (approximately 2.5 hours in length);
structured oral interview;
psychological and medical exams (after conditional offer of employment);
drug test (as part of medical exam);
The Department will ensure a criminal record check is conducted on all new employees, contractors, and volunteers prior to their assuming duties to identify whether there are criminal convictions that have a specific relationship to job performance.
All applicants, regardless of the position applied for, who have been given a conditional offer of employment, will be required to sign a waiver and undergo a background investigation to determine their suitability for work in a corrections environment and position of trust. This investigation will include at a minimum:
- criminal record check;
- motor vehicle conviction check;
- NCIC/Triple III check;
- local warrant check;
- FBI Fingerprint check;
- personal history questionnaire;
- primary and secondary reference interviews.
The Department's job description for Correctional Officer may be viewed at: CO Job Description
Applicants who wish to review the Physical Fitness Test Entry Level Standards and complete the Physical Fitness Evaluation Informed Consent form, may do so by clicking on:
Please note, any Correctional Officer applicant over the age of 45 or who meets other special requirements listed in the PT Consent Form will require a doctor's note authorizing their physical agility test prior to participating in a hiring process. Please review this form, prior to agreeing to participate.
Employees of Merrimack County Department of Corrections receive excellent benefit options that include:
- Health insurance opt out incentives
- Fitness reimbursement
- County approved vendor discount programs
Training Coordinator Lt. Melissa Palelli
Training Officer Cpl. Dawn Twining