As of June 30, 2006, the Florida Department of Corrections (DC) had a total of 26,083 employees, including 19,855 or 76.1% in the Correctional Officer (CO) or Correctional Probation Officer (CPO) series. Of the 17,265 employees within the CO series, 12,135 (70.3%) are classified as correctional officers, 4,162 (24.1%) are correctional officer sergeants, 455 (2.6%) are lieutenants, and 294 (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; 94.2% of DC employees are Career Service, 5.7% are Selected Exempt Service (SES), and 0.1% are Senior Management Service. The majority of employees in the CO Series are in Career Service 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 includes employees who have access to confidential information as well as supervisory and managerial positions.
|DC Staff by Position|
|Staff by Pay Plan Status|
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