Fla. sheriff’s office offering $10K bonus for new corrections officers
In addition to the hiring incentive, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office will fund training for non-certified corrections recruits
By Corrections1 Staff
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is offering a $10,000 hiring incentive for both certified and non-certified applicants for a limited time.
According to the sheriff’s office, the incentive will be disbursed in the following schedule:
- $2,500 upon completion of the Corrections Training Academy
- $2,500 upon completion of the Corrections Field Training Officer (FTO) Program
- $5,000 at the end of probation
The incentive is available for the next corrections academy class.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office will fund training for non-certified corrections recruits at the Northeast Florida Criminal Justice Training Center. Selected candidates will not only receive a salary but also have their tuition covered.
Corrections officer recruits with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office earn $43,572 annually while attending the academy and during the field training program. Once recruits complete training, they will earn $45,960 annually.
After corrections officers complete one year of continuous service, their base salary will increase to $48,444.
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