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Correctional Officer

Location: Overton, TX
Job ID: 46578
Facility: Corrections

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Description

*** MTC - Billy Moore Correctional Center is currently hiring Correctional Officers at a starting rate of pay of $15.00/hr. 

Begin a meaningful career in corrections with Management & Training Corporation (MTC). At MTC, our foundation is based upon the philosophies of caring about others, 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.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • No previous experience required
  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED
  • Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skill tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-service Training Academy
  • Valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management

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. 

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