Certified Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer
Escambia County Jail - Pensacola, Florida

Mar 1, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Aug 1, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$21.78 hourly

Job Description

Certified Correctional Officer


Patrols housing units to provide care, custody, and control of inmates

Provides security of inmates, civilians, and staff during visitation, physical recreation, and other inmate movements

Participates in investigating inmate disciplinary infractions, which includes collecting and preserving evidence, interviewing witnesses and suspects, and securing crime scenes

Prepares detailed and accurate reports, records, statistics, and/or logs on daily activities

Responds to emergency situations and renders emergency assistance at accidents and/or catastrophic situations

Serves criminal warrants and/or other legal documents

Transports inmates, suspects, and/or applicable individuals to appropriate facilities and/or locations

Attends court to testify in trials and/or participate in depositions

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

Additional Information

If you are a Correctional Officer and would like to move to the Great State of Florida, then we have a job for you in Pensacola, Florida. Here in the Florida panhandle, we have snow white beaches, low cost of living, and great southern hospitality.

If you are certified in Corrections in another state, a federal agency, or military, or if you have more than four years break in Florida Corrections certification, you may be exempted from attending the full basic recruit academy and may qualify for an Equivalency of Training. To determine if you meet the requirements, please contact the me on how to become eligible for this position by completing the Equivalency of Training process.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 or older
  • Education: Certifed in Corrections
  • Experience: 1 or more years

Must be able to pass physical exam

$2000 signup bonus

Contact Information

Sky Madison

Escambia County Jail
2935 North L St.
Pensacola, Florida 32501
phone: 850-436-9817

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