The Department of Corrections, State Correctional Institute (SCI) Camp Hill is looking for someone skilled with electronically controlled equipment and internal security to work as a Corrections Locksmith.

If you have the required experience and are looking to start an exciting public service career, the Department of Corrections wants to hear from you!


As a Locksmith for the Department of Corrections, you will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all indoor and outdoor locking systems and devices in the institution. This includes all sliding doors, grills, and gates (including Sally Port and yard gates). This also includes all grills, gates and sliding doors with tracks, bearings, drive chains, electric motors, gear drives and bushings, in addition to the locking devices.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

Full-time employment, 40 hours per week.

Work hours are 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday, with 30-minute lunch. This is a paid lunch period.

Salary: Selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $44,753.00 (before taxes).
This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55.
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

Two years of experience in the locksmith trade; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Additional Requirements: You must be able to perform essential job functions.
Legal Requirement: You must pass a background investigation.

How to Apply: Click here to apply:  Commonwealth of PA – Opportunities for All Job Seekers | Find Your Passion for Public Service! (governmentjobs.com)

Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

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 for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Two years of experience in the locksmith trade; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. 

Required Education Level : High School Diploma or Equivalent