Florida Dept. of Corrections announces hiring bonuses

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August 10, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Florida Department of Corrections is offering $1,000 hiring bonuses to new employees who complete a correctional officer certification through FDC or certain state colleges.

The FDC announced the planned bonuses on Thursday.

FDC says certified new hires are eligible to receive bonuses at the following institutions:

• Apalachee Correctional Institution
• Franklin Correctional Institution
• Gulf Correctional Institution
• Northwest Florida Reception Center
• Baker Correctional Institution
• Columbia Correctional Institution
• Hamilton Correctional Institution
• Mayo Correctional Institution
• New River Correctional Institution
• Reception and Medical Center
• Suwannee Correctional Institution
• Taylor Correctional Institution
• Union Correctional Institution
• Desoto Correctional Institution
• Hardee Correctional Institution
• Dade Correctional Institution
• Okeechobee Correctional Institution

The department, which employs 24,000 members statewide, says the bonuses are part of a staff recruitment and retention plan designed to ensure continued safety in Florida’s correctional institutions and communities.

For more information on careers with the FDC, visit www.fldocjobs.com.



 
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