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CORRECTIONAL OFFICER STATEWIDE

Date:  Sep 27, 2022
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399 MILTON, FL, US, 32583 WEWAHITCHKA, FL, US, 32465 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32114 MALONE, FL, US, 32445 BUSHNELL, FL, US, 33513 BONIFAY, FL, US, 32425 CRAWFORDVILLE, FL, US, 32327 DORAL, FL, US, 33126 AVON PARK, FL, US, 33825 PUNTA GORDA, FL, US, 33955 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL, US, 32433 LAWTEY, FL, US, 32058 MADISON, FL, US, 32340 PENSACOLA, FL, US, 32514 BLOUNTSTOWN, FL, US, 32424 BROOKSVILLE, FL, US, 34604 BOWLING GREEN, FL, US, 33834 OCALA, FL, US, 34474 JASPER, FL, US, 32052 POLK CITY, FL, US, 33868 OCALA, FL, US, 34482 DORAL, FL, US, 33166 FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33907 BRISTOL, FL, US, 32321 OKEECHOBEE, FL, US, 34972 CHIPLEY, FL, US, 32428 CROSS CITY, FL, US, 32628 HAVANA, FL, US, 32333 CENTURY, FL, US, 32535 CRESTVIEW, FL, US, 32539 ARCADIA, FL, US, 34266 MAYO, FL, US, 32066 SANDERSON, FL, US, 32087 RAIFORD, FL, US, 32083 LAKE BUTLER, FL, US, 32054 EDGEWATER, FL, US, 32141 GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32601 LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32025 PERRY, FL, US, 32348 GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32611 INDIANTOWN, FL, US, 34956 CLERMONT, FL, US, 34715 JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32209 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32124 TRENTON, FL, US, 32693 EAST PALATKA, FL, US, 32131 MIAMI, FL, US, 33194 FLORIDA CITY, FL, US, 33034 MONTICELLO, FL, US, 32344 SNEADS, FL, US, 32460 PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL, US, 32407 ZEPHYRHILLS, FL, US, 33541 CARRABELLE, FL, US, 32322 ORLANDO, FL, US, 32831 LIVE OAK, FL, US, 32060


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Requisition No: 657884 

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: CORRECTIONAL OFFICER STATEWIDE

Position Number: 70028059 

Salary:  $41,600.00 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2023 

This is a continuous advertisement for a Correctional Officer position.

This is a Statewide advertisement.

No prior experience is necessary; all training is provided.

 

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

 

Under the direction of Secretary, Ricky D. Dixon, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) is the 3rd largest state prison system in the country with a budget of 2.4 billion, approximately 97,000 inmates incarcerated and another 167,000 offenders on active community supervision. The DC has 151 facilities and more than 24,000 staff members statewide, making it the State’s largest agency.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age (no maximum age restriction)
  • 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.
     
    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.
     
    Below are the next steps to becoming a Correctional Officer:
  • Step 1 - Complete the State of Florida application.   (Click “Apply Now” on this page.)
  • Step 2 - Submit an FDC Correctional Officer Supplemental Application, DC2-854. (You will be emailed this form within one business day after completing Step 1.)
  • Step 3 - Complete a behavioral assessment. (After completeing your application you will be taken directly to the assessment.)

 

To be considered for the position, you must complete all three steps above.

 
Please visit www.fldcjobs.com  for additional information about working for the Florida Department of Corrections. You may also contact the Florida Department of Corrections Recruitment Center at (850) 717-3000 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.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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