Starting salary $62,908.96 – $70,804.59 Annually
Minimum requirements: US. Citizen, 20 years of age, a high school diploma or GED; a valid driver’s license; and successfully pass the required entry tests which include a physical readiness test.
Upon successful completion of your first year as a Corrections Officer and the Corrections Officer Basic Academy, you will receive your Corrections Officer license which includes a pay increase. At the end of your second year and successful completion of a promotional exam, you will become a Senior Corrections Officer which also includes a pay increase.
We have many specialized units within the Corrections Bureau that will allow you to gain additional experience and training. As a Senior Corrections Officer, you are eligible to apply to be part of one of our specialized units or apply for our Basic Peace Officer Academy.
Below are a few of our specialized units:
- Booking Intake
- Corrections Tactical Unit
- Courthouse Security
- Hospital Visitation Unit
- Marketable Skills
- Technology Unit
The career path in Corrections, after becoming a Senior Corrections Officer, is Corrections Sergeant and Corrections Lieutenant.