Florida Department of Corrections is seeking applications for the position of Correctional Officer
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Corrections is seeking applications for the position of Correctional Officer at several of our institutions.We are accepting both non-certified (beginning annual salary $28,007) and certified (beginning annual salary $30,808) applicants.
If interested, please apply online for the Department of Corrections Statewide Correctional Officer Vacancy Announcement on People First at http://peoplefirst.myflorida.com or call the Recruitment Center at 386.963.6400. The review of applications has already started so please apply immediately to be considered for a position.
The minimum requirements and qualifications are:
Take and pass the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Correctional Officer Basic Abilities Test (CJ-BAT)
Be at least 19 years of age
Be a citizen of the United States
Have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent
Have good moral character as determined by a background investigation
Have no felony convictions or misdemeanors involving perjury or a false statement
Not have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the US.
Have a valid driver license
Pass a medical examination and drug test
Complete the basic recruit training course and pass the FDLE certification examination
As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 25,000 members statewide, oversees more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 120,000 offenders in the community.