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Certified Corrections Officer/Corrections Officer Trainee
The County of Volusia is seeking Certified Corrections Officers and Corrections Officer Trainees for the Corrections Division. These positions are located in Daytona Beach, Florida; and will be responsible for providing custody, control, care and general welfare of inmates detained in the County Correctional Facilities.
 $20.32 Hourly
Rotating 12-Hour Shifts Every Six Months Including Weekends and Holidays
(6:00 am - 6:00 pm/ 6:00 pm - 6:00 am)

$17.10 Hourly
Assigned 8-Hour Shifts While Attending the Academy
For more information and to apply for these positions please follow this link: Corrections Officer (Certified & Trainee)
County of Volusia Human Resources                                                                                                                                                   125 W. New York Ave, DeLand Fl. 32720                                                                                                                                                               386-736-5951 ext:12601
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Veterans' preference in accordance with federal, state, local laws.   
Position: Certified Corrections Officer/Corrections Officer Trainee
Organization: County of Volusia
Location: DeLand,  FL 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 4/8/2022
** Due to the sensitive nature of this job all candidates applying for either position will be required to undergo an extensive criminal background process. **
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Possession of a current Corrections Certification issued by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
  • Must be a United States Citizen (per F.S. 943.13).
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age (per F.S. 943.13).
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
  • Must have passed the CJ-BAT
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be a United States Citizen (per F.S. 943.13).
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age (per F.S. 943.13).
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
  • Must have passed the CJ-BAT or: 
    • Candidate must take the CJ-BAT and obtain a passing score within seventy-five (75) days of invitation to an interview with the Corrections Division.
CJ-BAT   (Note: Certified Corrections Officers do NOT have to take the CJ-BAT.)
The CJ-BAT for Corrections must be taken and passed within 75 days of the candidates' invitation to interview.  The BAT measures the defined "minimum competencies" in three separately-timed sections as follows: Section I - behavioral attributes; Section II - memorization; and Section III – written comprehension, written expression, deductive reasoning, and inductive reasoning. In total, there are 97 questions on the BAT. The exam takes 1 ½ hours (90 minutes) to complete.     For more information please visit:  http://www.daytonastate.edu/assessment/bats.html
  • TO REGISTER for the FDLE Basic Abilities Test Exam, please go to the PearsonVue website at https://home.pearsonvue.com/fdle/bat .  Follow instructions to choose your test location.

    Candidates will need to create a Pearson VUE account before being able to register for an exam. The unique client candidate ID will be a nine alpha-numeric field. The prefix will be BAT followed by 6 numeric digits.

  • All payments for exam fees are handled through Pearson VUE.
  • Candidates may request accommodations from Pearson VUE, as noted in the "Accommodations" section. The Pearson VUE Accommodations Team will schedule the appointments and make the necessary arrangements.
  • REMEMBER: All FDLE (BAT) exams should be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the date the candidate wishes to take the exam.
Paid Training
  • If hired as Corrections Officer Trainee, the Corrections Division will pay for the Florida State Correctional Officer trainingprogram and the initial attempt to take the state certification examination.
    • Based on satisfactory performance of trainee program prior to Academy start.
    • Correctional Officer Trainees are assigned eight (8) hour shifts while attending the Academy.
Pre-Employment and Annual Physical Abilities Test
  • You must pass a pre-employment and annual physical ability test as a condition of employment. The testing program will consist of a series of physical abilities tests conducted at our training site. The battery of job-related field tests is intended to be completed in the fastest possible time and will require maximum effort by the participant. Tests are designed to measure balance, muscular endurance and strength, flexibility, anaerobic power and capacity, fine motor skill, and aerobic power. Tests will include two 220 yard runs, jumping over obstacles (12-24 inches high), climbing over a wall (40 inches high), two 50 foot-sprints and movement around a series of pylons, low crawl under 27" bars two times, and climbing a dozen stairs twice. The test concludes with the participant having to turn a key in a lock with both the dominant and non-dominant hand. The total time allotted for the test is 6½ minutes.
Nicotine Statement
  • It is this organization's policy that individuals hired into special risk positions may not use any form of tobacco at any time, whether on or off duty, as a condition of employment. Candidates must be nicotine-free by the time of pre-employment physical/drug exam, including nicotine-containing products used in tobacco replacement therapies.
Emergency Activations
  • This position is mission essential and must be available for on-call duty during emergency situations/activations.
Status: This listing expires on: 5/23/2022
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County of Volusia

DeLand,  FL 32720
United States