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June 13, 2018
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FDC to Host One-Day Hiring Event for Desoto Correctional Institution

ARCADIA, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections will host a one-day hiring event for Desoto Correctional Institution at Family Service Center.

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. Laptops will be provided for online applications and scheduling the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (required for employment). Applicants will have the opportunity to apply online and interview same day with institution administration.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 20, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
WHERE: Family Service Center
310 West Whidden Street
Arcadia, FL 34266
CONTACT: For more information, please call (863) 494-3727 x51390.

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As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 97,000 inmates and supervises nearly 167,000 offenders in the community.

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