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Correctional Officer

Location: Jacksboro, TX
Job ID: 46767
Facility: Corrections

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Work with a purpose! Begin a career in criminal justice and work towards becoming a law enforcement professional.

Now hiring career-minded individuals to assist with securing the safety of our community while making a difference in the lives of those on the inside.

Facility Name: John R Lindsey State Jail

Location: 1620 FM 3344, Jacksboro, TX 76458

Pay:  $18.00 per hour, a raise to 19.00 after six months, and $20.00 at one year of employment.
 We are also offering a retention bonus of $1000.00 after six months of employment. This $ 1000.00 dollar incentive will be paid every six months for the first two years and at the end of two years, you will receive a $3000.00 dollar bonus.

Work schedule: Full-time; 12-hour shift (day & night); 4 days on - 2 days off

The benefits package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Plenty of overtime
  • Career development assistance
  • Opportunity for job growth

Job responsibilities: A Correctional Officer reports to the shift supervisor and is responsible for the custody and discipline of offenders in the facility in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives. If assigned to the transportation department, he/she will be responsible for the transporting of offenders to and from the facility by established procedures.

Minimum requirements:

  • No previous experience is required. Paid training is provided.
  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. 
  • A valid driver's license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record is required unless waived by management.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skills tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-Service Training Academy.

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career.

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