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Date:  Jun 23, 2022


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Requisition No: 603523 

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60008993 

Salary:  $33,888.66 - $95,648.04 

Posting Closing Date: 08/31/2022 

PLEASE NOTE:  This is advertisement will be used to fill multiple positions as needed for anticipated vacancies.



Minimum Qualifications:


One (1) year or more working as a Certified Correctional Officer in Florida per F.S. Chapter 943. 


  • In addition to the above, Florida Statutes, Chapter 943, requires that any person employed in this class must:
  • (1) Be at least 19 years of age.
  • (2) Be a citizen of the United States notwithstanding any laws of the State to the contrary.
  • (3) Be a high school graduate or its "equivalent" as the term may be determined by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
  • (4) Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, nor have received a dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or nolo contendere or is found guilty of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement shall not be eligible for employment or appointment as an officer, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication.
  • (5) Have his/her processed fingerprints on file with the employing agency.
  • (6) Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician based on specifications established by the Commission.
  • (7) Have a good moral character as determined by a background investigation under procedures established by the Commission.
  • (8) Have completed a basic recruit training course or its equivalent as established by the Commission.




  • Ability to deal effectively with individuals.
  • Ability to recognize dangerous or potentially dangerous situations.
  • Ability to investigate suspicious or unusual events.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to respond calmly in an emergency situation and to determine proper course of action.
  • Ability to make accurate observations.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee