Corrections Officer Trainee

Land O' Lakes, FL
Pasco County Corrections Department

Salary: $52,001.30 Annually.

Position Summary:

Corrections Officer Trainees play a vital role within the Corrections department. Trainees will attend the academy before becoming certified Corrections Officers. Trainees will learn inmate supervision, transport of inmates and inmate safety, among other important task associated with being a Corrections Officer. Apply now to start your career in Corrections with Pasco County BOCC.

Essential Functions:

  • Inmate supervision to include: Maintain care, custody and control of inmates, conduct security/WBC checks on inmates, classify inmates, conduct cell area searches, confiscate contraband, monitor and supervise inmates, operate electronic surveillance equipment, escort inmates within the facility, communicate with inmates, ensure inmate safety, conduct inmate searches, observe/evaluate inmate behavior;
  • Perform sanitation inspections, evaluate/accommodate the needs of disabled inmates, process special risk inmates, supervise and monitor civilian personnel within the units, ensure all inmate activities are documented, supervise cell cleanup, transport inmates to other locations/facilities when needed, complete disciplinary reports on inmates, maintain all logs, JMS reports and inspections.


  • Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Applicant must successfully complete academy.
  • Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Unescorted CJIS clearance as authorized by FDLE is required. May require occasional travel to other locations within and outside County areas.
  • A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Pasco County is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.