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DJJ job fairs recruiting guards

The Department of Juvenile Justice will make a recruiting run through 14 Georgia communities in April in search of qualified candidates for employment at DJJ secure facilities.

"DJJ recruiters are always looking for mature, responsible adults and candidates with prior law enforcement, corrections, or military experience," DJJ Commissioner Avery D. Niles said. "We’re doing on-the-spot interviews with qualified candidates. We’re hiring jobseekers with the personal drive to become Juvenile Corrections Officers and help young offenders through their troubled life transitions."

Recruiting fair locations near Bryan County are:

• Saturday, Savannah Technical College, Effingham Campus, 2890 Highway 21 S., Rincon, 1-4 p.m. (open to students only)

• April 21, Savannah Tech, Liberty Campus, 100 Tech Drive, Hinesville, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (open to students only)

• April 26, Savannah Tech, Main Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (open to students only)

Career fair locations and times may change, or additional career fair dates may be added. Applicants should check the DJJ website for schedule changes at before visiting a DJJ job fair.

Candidates for juvenile corrections officer positions should bring copies of certain documents to the interview.

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 résumés and come dressed for job interviews.

Interested job seekers can go to for more information about career opportunities in juvenile corrections and a complete list of documents to bring to the recruiting fair.

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