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Correctional Officer

Location: Lockhart, TX
Job ID: 49165
Facility: Corrections

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Management and Training Corporation - MTC is hiring Correctional Officers - Starting pay for this position is $18.00/hr.


Position Title: Correctional Officer

Facility Name: Gregory S. Coleman Unit

Location: 1400 MLK Jr. Industrial Blvd., Lockhart, Texas

Work Schedule: Full-time; 12-hour shifts

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.

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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