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Correctional Counselor

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Location: Panama City, FL
Job ID: 57194
Facility: Panama City Community Release Center

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Pay: $17.50/hr.

Location: 3609 West Highway 390, Panama City, FL., 32405

Status: Full Time

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Opportunities for job advancement

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. 

Now hiring a Correctional Counselor at PANAMA CITY COMMUNITY RELEASE CENTER 

Position Summary:

Reports to the operations supervisor. Provide supervision, counseling, custody and control, employment development and coordination, and other related services in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provide inmates with institutional rules, regulations, operational procedures and other information relating to the inmate’s initial and continued adjustment to the institution; helps inmates learn problem solving techniques for their behavioral or social adjustment problems.
  2. Creates and maintains up-to-date progress reports for each individual inmate for the purpose of evaluating inmates’ progress toward program completion.
  3. Maintains and initiates changes in inmate records; observes inmates to determine needs for referral to clinical services for psychiatric treatment or other supportive services.
  4. Conducts group orientation and employment skills sessions.
  5. Promotes reentry readiness by preparing inmates for participation in career readiness programs.
  6. Read, review, and properly apply information found in inmate records which is related to the inmate’s health and safety and to the security of the facility; provide appropriate information to other staff on a need to know basis; comply with all policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.

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

Education and Experience Requirements:

A minimum of a high school diploma/GED. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency required.  Valid driver's license in the state of Florida with an acceptable driving record 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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