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Correctional Officer - Paid Training

Posted:June 15, 2021 (posted 46 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:Avon Park, FL (Highlands County)
Company:Avon Park Correctional Institution
8100 County Road 64
Avon Park , FL 33825


Thank you for showing interest in becoming a Correctional Officer, The Florida Department of Corrections is seeking applicants to hire and sponsor for Certification Training to become Correctional Officers for Avon Park Correctional Institution in Avon Park, FL. No previous Criminal Justice experience is required to apply. We are looking for individuals of High moral character to invest training. Examples of Duties and Responsibilities Supervise inmates Observe traffic in and around the compound Monitor, supervise and screen inmate visitor traffic Make periodic patrols of quarters and work areas Maintain proper security of inmates being transported Maintain knowledge of communication and other electronic equipment Maintain and demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraint methods and equipment and emergency measures Maintain a record of equipment, supplies and other items Check inmate mail for possible contraband


Minimum Qualifications accordance with Florida Statute 943 and Florida Administrative Code 33-208.402, any person employed as a Florida Correctional Officer must: Be at least 18 years of age Be a citizen of the United States notwithstanding any laws of the State to the contrary Be a high school graduate or its "equivalent" Be able to pass a background investigation and not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement Be able to pass a medical examination Must possess a valid driver’s license Must not have dishonorable characterization of military service Standard Benefits: 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

To Apply:

Contact: Recruitment Sergeant Vonnie Hoskins (863) 452-8811 - (863) 449-2070 The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

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