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Correctional Lieutenant
At Orange County Government, we are proud to serve the public with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism.  We develop innovative policies and services that impact Central Florida and shape the future of our community.

Orange County Corrections is seeking highly qualified individuals to fill Correctional Lieutenant positions.  Correctional Lieutenants are responsible for directing the operations of the correctional facility.  This position assumes command of and exercises leadership over assigned Correctional personnel.

This position reports to a Captain.
Position: Correctional Lieutenant
Organization: Orange County Corrections Department
Location: Orlando,  FL 
United States
Salary: Pay Range: $29.84 - $47.66 ($65,171.00 - $104,089)
Posting Start Date: 1/10/2023
Date Posted: 1/3/2023
Representative Duties
  • Exercises broad supervisory authority over inmates and correctional personnel. Assigns work to Sergeants and occasionally to Corporals.
  • Participates in the selection process for Correctional Sergeants and Corporals.
  • Trains and coaches' staff. Responsible for disciplinary action on staff up to a written reprimand and makes recommendations to senior management for more severe levels.
  • Prepares performance evaluations for Sergeants and occasionally for Corporals and/or reviews performance evaluations of Corporals and Correctional Officers.
  • Supervises preparation of required administrative records and reports, and participates in the development of annual budgets.
  • Assumes command of the facility in the absence of the Captain.
  • Investigates unusual conditions and events.
  • Plans and supervises on-the-job and emergency plans and procedures training.
  • Plans, organizes and completes work assignments in an efficient, effective manner.
  • Trains shift supervisors to assume the duties and responsibilities of this position on a temporary or emergency basis.
  • Conducts daily inspections of the facility.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent sixty credit hours towards a degree from an accredited institution.
  • Six years of experience in a certified corrections position providing oversight of detained inmates under confinement, to include providing care, custody, and general welfare within a detention type environment.
  • Four of the six years of experience must have been in a supervisory capacity and two of the four years as a Correctional Sergeant, equivalent or higher rank.
  • Meet requirements and standards of the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission as authorized by F.S.S. 943.13
  • Must possess and maintain State of Florida Correctional Officer certification within first year of employment.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E driver’s license.

Experience supervising daily operations within a correctional facility ensuring a safe and secure environment for inmates, staff and visitors in accordance with federal, state and county laws and ordinances and agency directives.

To apply, please log onto the Orange County Government website and fill out an electronic application. Applications must be filled out in full to be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed online application. 

To successfully participate in this process, please enter all periods of employment, including job duties, including your current position and educational background.
Status: This listing expires on: 2/17/2023
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Organization Information
Orange County Corrections Department
450 E. South Street

Orlando,  FL 32837
United States
(407) 836-7011
Elizabeth Perez Serrano