Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer
Florida Department of Corrections Lake Correctional Institution - Clermont (Lake County)

Jan 12, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$41,600.00 annual
Top Pay:
$60,000.00 annual

Job Description

  • Supervision of inmates and inmate activity in detention facilities.
  • Provides care and correctional treatment of inmates.
  • Manages inmate holding areas.
  • Ensures that inmates remain in custody.
  • Transports and escorts inmates within secured areas according to relevant laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Contributes to the maintenance of institution security.
  • Performs searches on inmates and visitors.
  • Checks mail for contraband, such as weapons or drugs.
  • Prepares incident reports and other documentation.
  • Enforces rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate conduct, and inmate accountability.
  • Conducts accurate headcounts.
  • Inventories inmates’ personal property and issues receipts.
  • Break up physical confrontations and protect inmates and fellow officers from harm.
  • Provides emergency assistance as needed, including but not limited to CPR, first aid, escape of inmates, and evacuation procedures.

Additional Information

Documents Needed:

Valid Driver's License

Birth Certificate

High School Diploma/GED

Social Security Card

DD214 (Military)

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience: Paid Training

U.S. Citizen

18 Years of age

No felony convictions

Eligible to own/possess a firearm.

Possess a valid driver's license.

Hold a high school diploma or GED.

Contact Information

Sgt. Anthony Hampton

Florida Department of Corrections Lake Correctional Institution
19225 U.S. Highway 27
Clermont (Lake County), 34715
phone: 352-805-3113

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