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Corrections Deputy

at Putnam County Sheriff's Office

Posted: 8/25/2019
Job Reference #: C1007
Keywords: security

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Title:Corrections Deputy
ID:C1007
Department:Department of Corrections
Category:Corrections Officer
Salary Range:$34,165.10 (non shift working) $36,622.78
Campaign Start Date:01/30/2017
CORRECTIONS OFFICER
Provides supervision, care and correctional treatment of inmates. Maintains the security of the institution, contributes to the health and welfare of the inmates and the promotion of good public relations. Enforces the rules and regulations governing the facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure judicial sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody. From time to time, may be authorized to carry firearms. These are just a few examples of the duties required of the position.

As an employee in the Correctional Facility, is subject to arduous, adverse and stressful working conditions and environment. May be subject to hostile or life-threatening situations (i.e., assaults and escape attempts). This position is shift work, twelve hour shifts to include working nights, holiday and weekends. May be required to work irregular hours, unusual shifts and unexpected overtime.

Requirements:
******************as of May 1, 2019, we have a hold for sponsoring for the Corrections Academy. If you are currently in an academy or have
been accepted into a Corrections Academy, you are eligible to apply****************
  • Must be currently certified in the State of Florida as a Corrections Officer, be in a current academy basic course for Corrections, or attending a crossover from LE to CO course
  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Must possess a valid High School Diploma or GED
  • Must not meet any of the disqualifiers as indicated in the employment application
*************IF YOU ARE CERTIFIED AS A CORRECTIONS OFFICER IN ANOTHER STATE, YOU MUST CONTACT AN FDLE APPROVED TECH CENTER (VISIT FDLE.STATE.FL.US FOR LOCATIONS)
TO HAVE A CERTIFICATION REVIEW, IF APPROVED ATTEND AN EOT COURSE AND PASS THE STATE EXAM. WE DO NOT SPONSOR FOR EOT. YOU MAY APPLY ONCE YOU ARE REGISTERED
FOR AN EOT COURSE**********

Benefits:
  • Annual Salary is $34,165.10 (non shift working) $36,622.78 (shift working)
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Health, dental, vision and supplemental insurance available
  • Florida State Retirement
  • Direct Deposit
  • Salary incentive for Associates, Bachelors, Masters, EMT or Paramedic, foreign language skill
*******For a limited time - Sign on bonus! Beginning October 16, 2018, any Corrections Certified applicant that applies, and is successfully hired as a Corrections
Officer will receive a $500.00 bonus in their first pay check. If the applicant completes the final phase of training and
graduates from the training program, the applicant will receive another $500.00 bonus*****


This position is open until filled.

All applications are reviewed by the Office of Professional Standards. Applicants will be notified by email if disqualified or not chosen for interview. The process is lengthy, applicants will receive notification when interviews are conducted.

Should you have employment questions, please contact our office at 386-329-0485. Employment questions should only be answered by Human Resources for accuracy.

***********************************PLEASE READ THE NOTICE TO APPLICANT ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IS VERY IMPORTANT***************************

THE PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND VETERANS PREFERENCE EMPLOYER. WE PARTICIPATE IN THE E-VERIFY EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION SYSTEM.
–AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT NOTICE- THE PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY IN THE ADMISSION OR ACCESS TO, OR TREATMENT OR EMPLOYMENT IN, IT’S PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES.