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31 Aug 2017

Corrections Laundry Plant Foreman

 Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Employment Opportunities:  The State Correctional Institution at Retreat, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is currently recruiting to fill one Corrections Laundry Plant Foreman 1 vacancy in Luzerne County.

 Applications will only be accepted from August 28, 2017, to September 11, 2017.  When applying, you must indicate a willingness to accept employment in Luzerne County.

Job Duties:  This is highly skilled and technical work in the operation of a commercial laundry in the Correctional Industries Operation at a state correctional institution.  An employee in this class instructs and trains inmates in the production of full laundry services for work contracted through the Correctional Industries Operation.

In order to be considered, applicants must meet PA Residency, and meet one of the following requirements:  three years of experience in varied laundry machine or production operations in a commercial or institutional laundry and graduation from high school; OR three years of experience as a Corrections Officer, including one year involving varied machine and production operations in a commercial or institutional laundry; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Starting Salary$42,145 annually, with excellent benefits.

Have job-specific questions about this opportunity?  Please call the PA Department of Corrections at (717) 728-5331 or email Paulette Smartschan at

Have questions about the application process?  Please call the State Civil Service Commission at   (717) 783-3058.

Veterans:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of the website at


State Correctional Institution Retreat

660 State Route 11

Hunlock Creek, PA 18621

How to Apply

How to Apply:  Apply online at  Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage and select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu.  Reference announcement #2017-086 Corrections Laundry Plant Foreman 1 to submit your application. The test will be scheduled as soon as possible after the announcement closes for application and your eligibility has been determined.  


Job Details

Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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