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Security / Correctional Officer

Company: Florida Department of Corrections
Location: Mayo
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

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 and paid. This is a great opportunity for those looking for a new career and a change away from security jobs, the construction industry, warehouse work and those with other similar work history. Compensation: Starting salary $41,600 . 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 18 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 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.

Keywords: Florida Department of Corrections, Gainesville , Security / Correctional Officer, Other , Mayo, Florida

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