Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office
4715 Capper rd Jacksonville Fl, 32218
This is protective service work at the trainee level in providing security in correctional facilities. Work requires a knowledge of techniques, methods, and procedures involved in correctional security, which involves the use of specialized skills or specialized equipment which is learned on the job and through specialized training. Contacts require basic courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others, and includes contacts to request or provide information, ask questions, or obtain clarification. The work is routine following established routines, standing instructions, and established procedures, but some variation in the sequence of procedures used is permitted based on situations encountered in the workplace. The correctional security work is patterned involving similar situations and generally requiring only the choice of the correct procedure. Work is performed in a somewhat uncontrolled environment, where risks and hazards are substantial, but are known, somewhat predictable, and mostly controllable. Operates motor vehicles, electronic security and monitoring equipment, firearms, chemical agents, restraining devices, breath analyzer, and metal detectors, as well as standard office equipment such as personal computers. The physical demands consist of standing, walking, or sitting for extended periods of time and sometimes involve physical exertion to restrain inmates or quell a disturbance. Work is performed under direct supervision where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines, and the worker is given latitude to rearrange the sequence based on changing work situations.
8am-5pm Recruit, 12hr shift Certified Officer
$39,900.00 Recruit – $41,988.00 certified officer starting + $5,000 sign on bonus
•Be at least 18-years of age
•Be a citizen of the United States of America
•Must possess a valid driver’s license in your state of residence
•Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent (official transcripts required)
•Be in good physical condition. Please see below for information about the Corrections Physical Abilities Test.
•Must be able to run a mile in under 12 minutes.
•Must pass Correctional Officers Basic Ability Test (COBAT) with a score of 70% or better.
•Be of good moral character
•NOT HAVE TATTOOS above the collarbone (e.g., neck, face, or behind the ear) or below the wrist (e.g., hands, fingers).
•NOT HAVE received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces
•NOT HAVE been convicted of any felony
•NOT HAVE been convicted of a misdemeanor involving false statement, perjury or domestic violence
•IN ADDITION, the following areas may result in applicants being suspended from the hiring process: credit history including bankruptcy and collections; past drug use; inappropriate social media; driving history, work history; criminal activity and associations with known criminals; and inappropriate tattoos.
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