Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer
Florida Department of Corrections - Wewahitchka, Florida

Oct 12, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Nov 23, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$2,500 - $2,700 monthly

Job Description

Gulf Correctional Institution

500 Ike Steele Road

Wewahitchka Florida 32465

**$1,000 SIGN ON BONUS- Uncertified Officer**


Tuition- Free College Classes!

Come join our team at Gulf Correctional Institution! We're located 15 minutes outside of Panama City Florida.

The Florida Department of Corrections is the largest state agency in Florida and the third largest correctional agency in the country supervising and caring for around 250,000 inmates and offenders. FDC has over 25,000 staff members with the goal of providing a continuum of services to meet the needs of those entrusted to our care, creating a safe and professional environment with the outcome of reduced victimization, safer communities and an emphasis on the premium of life.

As a recruit, you will attend a 12-week academy to prepare you for a career as a correctional officer. Upon completion of the academy recruits will be required to take the State Officer Certification Exam.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Graduate or GED
  • Experience: None Required

· Be at least 18 years of age

· United States of America Citizen

· High school diploma or its equivalent (G.E.D.)

· No felony convictions

· Not have received a dishonorable discharge from the armed forces

· Valid driver license

· Pass a medical examination and drug test

· Good moral character

Text APPLY to 1-866-562-3362 to receive the links for the 2 step Correctional Officer application process. Carrier message rates and data charges may apply.

Contact Information

Barbara Cantrell

Florida Department of Corrections
500 Ike Steele Rd
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
phone: 850-639-1483

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