Correctional Officer job

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Job Description

Come join the Florida Department Corrections in a rewarding career as a Correctional Officer.

No prior experience is necessary, all training is provided.

Compensation: Certified rate of pay is $1,288.47 Bi-weekly. Non-Certified rate of pay is $1,159.63 Bi-weekly.

Correctional Officers are responsible for the supervision, care, custody, control and physical restraint, when necessary, of inmates in a Correctional Institution or facility.

Career opportunities for growth, development and promotion:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Correctional Officer Sergeant
  • Correctional Officer Lieutenant
  • Correctional Officer Captain
  • Correctional Officer Major
  • Correctional Officer Colonel
  • Assistant Warden
  • Warden

Benefits:

  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance and life insurance with accidental death and dismemberment benefits
  • Supplemental Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and Hospitalization insurance
  • Tuition-Free college courses
  • 457 Tax Deferred Retirement Plan

Correctional Officers may also qualify for additional benefits:

  • "Special Risk" Retirement benefits
  • Criminal Justice Incentive Pay up to $1,560.00 annually ($130.00 per month)
  • Annual uniform and shoe allowance of $325.00
  • Annual salary additive of approximately $1,200 when employed in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, or St. Lucie counties
  • Annual salary additive of approximately $2,500 when employed in Palm Beach, Broward, Dade or Monroe counties.

Qualifications:

  • Be at least 19 years of age (no age limit)
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Pass a drug test and physical examination
  • Pass a background investigation and fingerprinting, which includes; no felony convictions; no misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement; no misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence.
  • Must demonstrate good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation.

Below are the next steps to becoming a Correctional Officer:

  • Step 1 - Apply in the People First system. (Click “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of this page.)
  • Step 2 - Submit a FDC Correctional Officer Supplemental Application and Willingness Questionnaire, DC2-854. (You will be emailed this form the next business day after the online application is submitted.)
  • Step 3 - FDC Recruitment Center will begin the process of conducting a Background Screening.

Note: Consideration as a correctional officer applicant begins upon completion of step 1 and 2.

Please visit http://www.fldocjobs.com/paths/co/index.html for additional information about working for the Florida Department of Corrections. You may also contact Mayo Correctional Institution at (386)294-7012 for assistance with your application process. If you experience problems applying online, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287. Only electronic applications will be accepted.

Estimated annual salary
$24,283
average
Minimum
$20,212
Maximum
$41,374
Tuition AssistanceDental InsuranceAccidental Death & Dismemberment InsuranceVision Insurance
Sick DaysRetirement PlanLife Insurance
Disability InsuranceVacation & Paid Time OffHealth Insurance

Florida Department of Corrections

Type

Government

Size

Large

Location

Gainesville, FL, and others

Industry

Government/Civil Service/Military
Law Enforcement/Security

CEO

Debra J. Funkhouser

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