Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, nor have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States. Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or nolo contendere to or is found guilty of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement shall not be eligible for employment or appointment as an officer, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication.
Have his/her processed fingerprints on file with the employing agency.
Have passed a medical examination by a licensed physician, based on specifications established by the Commission.
Have a good moral character as determined by a background investigation under procedures established by the Commission.
Have completed the basic recruit training course for Correctional Probation Officers and be eligible for, or possess a current employment certificate of compliance for Correctional Probation Officers issued by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
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.