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Correctional Officer (TEA)

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Location: Graceville, FL
Job ID: 52798
Facility: Graceville Correctional Facility

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Pay: $20.00 /hr. - non-certified officers *plus a night shift differential - $1.35/hr.

We have jobs with a purpose—and you will make a real difference every day. Begin a career in criminal justice and work towards becoming a law enforcement professional.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC is now hiring career-minded individuals to assist with securing the safety of our communities while making a difference in the lives of those on the inside.

Position Title: Correctional Officer


Location: 5168 Ezell Rd., Graceville, FL., 32440

Status: Full Time, 12hrs shifts, 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am

Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!

Position Summary:

Reports to the designated sergeant.  Responsible for the custody and discipline of inmates in the facility in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC), Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) and Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) directives.   

Essential Functions:

  1. Search for contraband and provide facility security.
  2. Count, provide meals, and supervise inmates in housing, work and other areas.
  3. Maintain the secure custody and security of inmates including observation of inmates, which includes climbing stairs, long periods of sitting, standing and walking.
  4. Perform specific security functions including ‘pat’ and ‘strip’ searches’, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.
  5. Transfer and transport inmates by walking or riding in vehicles. Restrain and secure assaultive inmates, as needed.
  6. Prepare and maintain records, forms, and reports.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and completion of the basic recruit training course for correctional officers required.  Must be eligible for or possess a current employment Certificate of Completion for Correctional Officers meeting the certification standards as established by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.  A valid driver's license in the state of Florida with an acceptable driving record is required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.



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