Like just about any other employer, Pennsylvania is looking for people to work at the prison in Mercer County.

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is bringing a job fair to the State Correctional Institution Mercer, with the goal of filling what the DOC says is dozens of positions.

The fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at SCI Mercer 801 Butler Pike.

SCI Mercer is hiring for entry-level security positions.

 For more information on open positions within the DOC and career opportunities in corrections, visit 

To see a list of all open positions for the DOC, follow the below link to  Job Openings at SCI Mercer.

Jobseekers are invited to visit the job fair of their choice; no appointment or registration is required.

Attendees may have to pass through a security screening to enter the facility. No drugs or weapons are allowed on the property. 

Onsite interviews and conditional offers will be made on the day of the event for Correction Officer Trainees.  Please bring two forms of ID. 

Commonwealth employment offers competitive pay, time off, retirement, and many other benefits.

 To learn more about the commonwealth's Total Rewards benefits package, visit