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Correctional Officer

Location: Bridgeport, TX
Job ID: 46662
Facility: Corrections

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Description

 $18 per hour to start, $19 after 6 months and $20 after a year.

Hiring for the Dec 5, 2022 Academy Class

Begin a rewarding career in corrections with Management & Training Corporation at Bridgeport Correctional Center located in Bridgeport, Texas. At Bridgeport, 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
Pay - $18.00/hr
Shifts - 12 hr (day and night)

Job Summary

Responsible for the custody and care of inmates and 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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