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2 Quick Apply Full-time 2 hours ago Full Job Description Start a new and rewarding career today!! Correctional Officers are responsible for the supervision, care, custody, control and physical restraint, when necessary, of inmates in a Correctional Institution or facility.
Under the direction of Secretary, Ricky Dixon, the Florida Department of Corrections is the 3rd largest state prison... system in the country with a budget of over 2.
4 billion, approximately 97,000 inmates incarcerated and another 167,000 offenders on active community supervision.
The DOC has 151 facilities and more than 24,000 staff members statewide, making it the State's largest agency.
Base salary is $41,600 annually ($20/hr)- We actually get paid more at Okeechobee CI Minimum $1,000 hiring bonus available at Okeechobee Correctional Institution Paid Training (full salary and benefits while in the academy)
Be at least 18 years of age Be a United States Citizen Possess a U.
high school diploma or equivalent Possess a valid driver's license Pass a drug test and physical examination Pass a background investigation and fingerprinting, which includes; no felony convictions; no misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement; no misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence.
Must demonstrate good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation.
Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays Comprehensive health insurance and life insurance with accidental death and dismemberment benefits Supplemental Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and Hospitalization insurance Tuition-Free college courses 457 Tax Deferred Retirement Plan Correctional Officers may also qualify for additional
Special Risk Retirement benefits Criminal Justice Incentive Pay up to $1,560.
00 annually ($130.
00 per month) Annual uniform and shoe allowance of $325.
00 Annual salary additive of approximately $1,200 when employed in Okeechobee County.
Job Type:
Full-time Pay:
From $41,600.
00 per year
Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Schedule:
8 hour shift Day shift Evening shift Holidays Monday to Friday Night shift On call Overnight shift Overtime Weekend availability Supplemental pay types:
Signing bonus COVID-19 considerations:
All employees, inmates, and visitors are allowed to wear masks.
Enhanced cleaning protocols are in place.
Application Question(s):
Describe ambition.
Shift availability:
Day Shift (Preferred) Night Shift (Preferred) Overnight Shift (Preferred) Work Location:
Multiple Locations Quick Apply.
Estimated Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on qualifications
Lake Wales FL USA


Apply - Correctional Officer Certified/Trainee- Okeechobee Correctional... Lake Wales