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Friday, September 30, 2022

Florida Department of Corrections career fair coming to Ocala in February

The Florida Department of Corrections will be looking to hire additional correctional officers during an upcoming career fair in Ocala.

The hiring event is being held on Wednesday, February 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Marion Correctional Institution training building located at 3269 NW 105th Street.

The FDC provides paid-training, and each newly hired correctional officer receives a starting yearly salary of $38,750, benefits, retirement options, and a $4,000 sign-on bonus.

Event attendees will need to bring the following:

  • Valid ID and social security card.
  • Proof of citizenship (i.e. birth certificate, passport, or naturalization certificate).
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • All legal name change documents.
  • DD 214 or active military ID.
  • All court documents available for any criminal charges.

Same-day job offers will be made for qualified applicants.

For more information, visit the Florida Department of Corrections website.