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Correctional Officer

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Location: Lockhart, TX
Job ID: 46370
Facility: Corrections

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Description

Starting pay for this position is $18.00/hr.

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

You will receive comprehensive paid training to begin a meaningful career in corrections with the Gregory S. Coleman Unit located in Lockhart, Texas.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED.
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required.
  • Be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening. 
  • Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skill tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-service Training Academy.

At Coleman, our foundation is based upon the B.I.O.N.I.C. philosophy of Believe It Or Not I Care, caring for other, giving back and making a social impact. We provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping an at-risk population receive the tools necessary for success on their road back to a healthy, productive life. 

In addition to competitive wages and an opportunity to impact lives, MTC team members enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • Medical, vision, and prescription drug benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Civic duty and military leave
  • Travel insurance
  • Education assistance

Job Summary

Responsible for the custody and care of inmates; maintaining order and discipline among inmates in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements to include physical agility testing and pass an annual background check, which must be approved by TDCJ. 

Assigned shift schedule may include working nights and/or weekends.

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