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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

May 31, 2016
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Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair

ARCADIA, Fla.—The Florida Department of Corrections will be hosting a recruitment event at the DeSoto Correctional Institution (CI).

WHAT: The Florida Department of Corrections is seeking qualified individuals to join our agency. If possible, please bring the following: driver’s license, legible copy of birth certificate, social security card, high school diploma, GED or college transcripts and any name change documents (if applicable) such as a marriage certificate. Veterans and current reservists/Guardsmen should bring a copy of their DD-214 or military ID, respectively. In addition, applicants will also have the opportunity to take the Criminal Justice Battery Aptitude Test (CJBAT) at noon. Applicants who wish to take the CJBAT will need to bring a money order in the amount of $12 made payable to the Florida Department of Corrections.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 1, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: DeSoto CI – Training Building
13617 Southeast Highway 70
Arcadia, Florida 34266
CONTACT: For employment information, please contact:
DeSoto CI Recruiter, Sgt. V. Steele at (863) 485-1390 or Ms. T. Watts at (863) 485-1334; Charlotte CI Recruiter, Officer T. Baker at (941) 833-8037; Avon Park CI Recruiter, Sgt. V. Hoskins at (863) 452-8811; Hardee CI Recruiter, Sgt. R. Mitchell at (863) 767-3090.



As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 98,000 inmates and supervises nearly 140,000 offenders in the community.

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