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By Gretchen McPherson
Staff Writer 

$1K sign-on bonus offered at FDC


August 20, 2020

The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) announces $1,000 hiring bonuses for new hires at institutions statewide including Century Correctional Institution in Century and Santa Rosa Correctional Institution in Milton.

Applicants who complete their correctional officer certification through either FDC or certain state colleges will be eligible for the bonus. Paid training is available.

FDC has expanded the applicant base for correctional officers within the state prison system.

The minimum age requirement for a correctional officer is 18 years of age. By expanding the hiring age for Florida’s correctional officers, we are opening more doors for young men and women to begin an honorable public safety career in our state.

Certified new hires are eligible to receive bonuses at the following institutions:

For more information regarding a career with the Florida Department of Corrections, visit where anyone interested can watch the recruitment video.


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