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Correctional Officer

Posted: 01/05/2023

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
  • Free Wellness Clinic