As of June 30, 2005, the Florida Department of Corrections (DC) had a total of 25,746 employees, including 19,539 or 75.9% in the Correctional Officer (CO) or Correctional Probation Officer (CPO) series. Of the 16,926 employees within the CO series, 11,935 (70.5%) are classified as correctional officers, 4,046 (23.9%) are correctional officer sergeants, 442 (2.6%) are lieutenants, and 280 (1.7%) are captains. Health Care Professionals represent another 5.2%, and employees in the "Other" category include attorneys; counselors; teachers; accounting, budget, computer, fiscal, personnel, and purchasing professionals; maintenance; clerical and administrative support; and managers.
The average DC employee is 41 years of age and has been with the agency for almost nine years. 94.1% of DC employees are Career Service, 5.8% are Selected Exempt Service (SES), and 0.1% are Senior Management Service. The majority of employees in the CO Series are in Career Service positions,with the exception of majors and colonels, who are in SES (0.8% of all CO Series employees), and all of Circuit CPO's are Career Service. SES also includes employees who have access to confidential information as well as supervisory and managerial positions.
|DC Staff by Position|
|Staff by Pay Plan Status|
June 30, 2005
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