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Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33901

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Requisition No: 269743 

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: FDC-CORRECTIONAL PROBATION OFFICER-62017000-Circuit 20 1

Position Number: 62017000 

Salary:  $1,170.56 (Trainee) / $1,287.62 (Certified) 

Posting Closing Date: 12/20/2020 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Come join the Florida Department Corrections

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">in a rewarding career as a

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Correctional Probation Officer


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">This is an Open Pool Advertisement for Correctional Probation Officer (full-time) applicants for the State of Florida.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To be considered for this position, you must do the following:

  1. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">CLICK HERE<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> to download and complete the DC2-855 Supplemental Application.
  2. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Return to this page and click Apply Now.
  3. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Submit the form as an attachment to your People First profile.
  4. <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Continue through the application process.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Location:     Region 4 (Circuit 20)

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">County:        <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry & Lee County

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Compensation:      Bi-Weekly Salary: $1,170.56 (Trainee) / $1,287.62 (Certified)


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Qualifications:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Be at least 18 years of age
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Be a United States Citizen
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Possess a valid driver’s license
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pass a drug test and physical examination

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pass a background investigation and fingerprint, which includes; no felony convictions; no misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement; no misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence; no dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be willing to be reassigned/work at any other Probation and Parole Office within a 50-mile radius within the Judicial Circuit for which you are applying.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be willing to temporarily relocate and attend a mandatory 13-15 week academy located near Tallahassee, FL.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">While attending the Correctional Probation Officer Academy:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">You will be paid your Trainee Bi-Weekly salary rate.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Living quarters (dormitories) will be provided at the Department’s expense.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Meals are provided Monday through Friday.  Weekends: you are responsible for your meals.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 
<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">*** Last ten years of employment history must be documented on your application to be considered for this position***
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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please visit <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for additional information about working for the Florida Department of Corrections.

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.  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: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral