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Correctional Officer

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Location: Bridgeport, TX
Job ID: 53019
Facility: Bridgeport Correctional Center

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Pay:  $18.00/hr,
Work with a purpose!  Begin a rewarding career in corrections as a Correctional Officer utilizing your skills and abilities to change the life of residents.
Position Name:         Correctional Officer
Facility Name:           Bridgeport Correctional Center
Location:                  4000 North Tenth Street, Bridgeport, TX  75426
Work schedule:         Full-time; 12-hour shift (day & night)

Benefit Package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • AD&D, short-term and Long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance
  • Career advancement opportunities

Job Responsibilities:  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.

 Essential functions include but not limited to:

  1. Search for contraband and provide security.
  2. Count, feed and supervise offenders in housing, work and other areas, which include climbing stairs.
  3. Provide custody and security of offenders including observation of offenders, which includes long periods of sitting and standing.
  4. Perform security functions including “pat” and “strip” searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions

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.

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


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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