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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Media Release
May 19, 2015
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Contact: Florida Department of
Corrections Communications Office

(850) 488-0420

Florida Department of Corrections Participates in Hire Our Heroes Event

Pensacola, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections this week will participate in a Hiring Our Heroes recruitment event hosted at Pensacola State College Ross Gymnasium.

WHAT: The Florida Department of Corrections is seeking qualified individuals to join our agency. This unique event provides an opportunity for veterans, military members and military spouses to seek rewarding careers. During the event, job seekers with be able to meet with the Department’s recruiters and receive helpful information about the application process.
WHEN: Thursday, May 21, 2015.  The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST.
WHERE: Pensacola State College
Ross Gymnasium
1000 College Boulevard
Pensacola, Florida 32504

For employment information, please contact Santa Rosa Correctional Institution’s recruitment office at (850) 983-5909 or Captain Jack Howdeshell (850) 694-6679.

For media questions, please contact the Florida Department of Corrections’ Office of Communications at (850) 488-0420 or email


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 22,000 members statewide, incarcerates more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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