Correctional Officer- Paid Trainee- AVPCI
Florida Department of Corrections - Avon Park, Florida
Jun 15, 2021
- Application Deadline:
- Dec 31, 2021
- Entry Level:
- $30,150.38 annual
- Academy Graduate:
- $33,500.22 annual
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
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
Trainee Officer: $30,150.38 annually
Certified Officer: $33,500.22 annually
Annual uniform and shoe allowance of $325.00.
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
Vonnie Hoskins, Recruitment Sergeant
Avon Park Correctional Institution
8100 Highway 64 E. Avon Park, Fl., 33825
Office: 863-452-8811 Cell: 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.
- Age: At least 18 years of age
- Education: high school graduate or its "equivalent"
- Experience: None
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