Now Offering:

  • $10,000 in Sign On Bonus*
  • $5,000 Relocation Bonus*
    • Applicant must currently reside more than 50 miles outside of Charles County.
    • Once hired, the employee must relocate to Charles County or within 25 miles of the county line.
  • Applicants with Correctional Officer experience, Military experience, and/or college education will qualify for higher starting salary.*

*All bonuses are taxable income. Contact Mrs. Stephine Gregory at 301-609-3903 for details and requirements.

Correctional Officer

Starting Salary: $52,000

This position involves full performance level work responsible for the supervision, custody, and security of inmates in the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC). The officer must learn and adhere to established operational procedures, including rules and regulations, post orders, directive memoranda, security procedures, and inmate supervision techniques. The employee may be assigned to various posts within the Detention Center, with responsibility increasing with job knowledge and level of expertise. Some work related to this position has the potential for personal danger and involves working with all levels of the criminal element. Officers receive direction from supervisors and carry out their assignments in accordance with established procedures, yet must be able to act without direct supervision. Work is evaluated through observations, conferences, and reports.

If you are a Maryland Certified Correctional Officer looking for Lateral information, please contact Mrs. Gregory at 301-609-3903 or email 

How To Apply:

  • Registering for an account does not make you an applicant. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered for employment.
  • If you are a first time user of the new online application system, applying for a position, you will need to create a new account. Please save your username and password.
  • All components of the application and questionnaires must be fully completed in order to be evaluated for the position.
  • Your application is complete when you have entered all required information, submit and receive a “Thank you for applying” notice.
  • You will also receive an email. (Check your SPAM folder)
  • The system allows you to upload your resume and training documents.
  • Once your application has been received you will receive an email response, you may also log back into the system at any time to review your status update. NOTE: Status updates are only available for the positions of Police, Corrections, Cadet or Court Security.

Before applying, please make sure you view the full Job Description to make sure you meet all qualifications. If you have questions regarding meeting a qualification, please review the eligibility requirements. Please also make sure you are physically prepared to pass the physical agility portion of the process. Testing information can be found here.