to become a Correctional Officer

Move to Florida

6 Reasons to begin your career with the Florida Department of Corrections right now!

  1. FDC is hiring Correctional Officers, Correctional Probation Officers and Inspectors statewide.
  2. Correctional Officer salary starts at $22/hr.
  3. Hiring bonuses and a total benefits package including comprehensive health insurance and valuable retirement!
  4. Paid training provided; no experience necessary.
  5. Health benefits activate immediately upon hire and Florida residents pay no state income tax.
  6. Opportunity to work in an environment that is challenging and rewarding

Let’s get the process started!

  • To become a Correctional Officer, text MOVE to DCJOB from your cell phone to receive links to our two-step application process or click here.
  • To become a Correctional Probation Officer, Inspector, or check out other available job opportunities, visit jobs.myflorida.com.
  • Do you currently reside out-of-state, have an active certification in your state, and wish to come to work in Florida? Email our Recruitment team at MoveToFLDOC@fdc.myflorida.com and we will help you navigate through the process.

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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.