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Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer

We are looking for Correctional Officers!

The purpose of this classification is to maintain the safety, security, control, and welfare of persons incarcerated in the Floyd County Prison.


  • Supervises and controls offenders within the institution.
  • Maintains security of institutions and grounds, including observing and searching for contraband.
  • Supervises offender activities and movements.
  • Assists in dispensing medication to offenders.
  • Settles disputes between offenders.
  • Assists in offender counts.
  • Checks doors for security; inspects for unusual, illegal, or unsafe activity and emergencies; conducts shakedowns to seize contraband material and weapons.
  • Assists in processing offenders in and out.
  • Directs work of trustees; operates lock systems.
  • Monitors offenders' movement within the institution.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • No felony convictions or misdemeanors to establish a pattern of disregard for the law.
  • Must be fingerprinted and a search made of local, state, and national files to disclose any criminal records.
  • Ability to be Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified within twelve (12) months of hire.
  • Will be required to attend five (5) weeks of training at the Georgia Department of Corrections Training Center.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.


  • Health/Major Medical
  • Dental
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Pension
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation- Annually
  • Paid Sick
  • Incentive Pay & Longevity Pay
  • Wellness Clinic

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

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