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Correctional Officer Commute to Lake City, FL

Core Civic

This is a Full-time position in Gainesville, FL posted March 14, 2023.

$18.00-$20.00 per hour

Sign On Bonus up to $5000 broken out over 12 months for Certified Florida Correctional Officers.

Upon employment, training for non-certified correctional officers will be provided for the FDLE state certification. No experience required. Existing FDLE certified correctional officers is a plus!

At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. We are currently seeking aCorrectional Officerwho has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting.Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people and communities we serve.

The Correctional Officer performs routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents in housing units, at meals, during recreation, on work assignments and during all other phases of activity in a correctional facility. May employ weapons or force to maintain discipline and order.

  • Responsible for maintaining order and security of inmates in a correctional facility.
  • Able to work any shift, as you may be assigned to a variety of posts including, but not limited to, armory/key control, housing units, kitchen, medical, visitation, etc.
  • CoreCivic recognizes your military service to qualify you for positions
    requiring criminal justice experience.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent required.
  • Must be certified in the discipline of Corrections through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and in good standing; or must meet the FDLE eligibility guidelines and become a Certified Correctional Officer in accordance with the process defined by subsection 1 1B-27.002 F.A.C.
  • Once hired, must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete any required training.
  • Must be available to work any hours, any shift.
  • Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran.