Correctional Officers may receive up to $130.00 per month for post-secondary education, career development courses and advanced training courses. Correctional Probation Officers may receive up to $130.00 per month for career development courses and advanced training courses.
Uniform and Shoe Allowance
Correctional Officers receive a $325 annual uniform and shoe allowance.
Benefits Specific to Health Care Professionals
Comprehensive benefits include generous paid vacation and sick leave (approximately 26 days/year), paid holidays (approximately 10 days); low-cost life and health insurance with pre-tax options and reimbursement accounts for dependent day-care and medical expenses; options for dental insurance; group rate disability and auto insurance; employee credit union; employer-paid retirement plan (vested after 6 years); promotional opportunities; deferred compensation plan; CEU allowance and tuition vouchers. The Florida Department of Corrections offers competitive salaries based upon education and experience. In 2005, Florida's retirement system (FRS) was rated the number one state retirement system in the Nation.
Annual Salary Additive
Annual salary additive for Palm Beach, Broward, Dade, Monroe, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, or St. Lucie counties
The Florida Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment
by the state as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, and are encouraged to apply.