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The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will explain hiring opportunities for Correctional Officers in a seminar The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will explain hiring opportunities for Correctional Officers in a seminar
HUNTSVILLE, TX (KLTV) - The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will present current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers during a seminar on Thursday, April 10, 2014. The presentation will take place at the Hodge Unit, located at 379 FM 2972 West in Rusk, Texas, at 6:30 p.m.

A recruiter will be on hand to explain the current pay plan, outline the employee benefits and retirement program, explain the duties and requirements of a Correctional Officer, and answer questions.

There are a number of staff openings for both full and part-time Correctional Officers at the Hodge Unit.

Correctional Officer pay starts at $2,435.00 per month and progresses at intervals to $3,240.70 after 91 months of service within C.O. classification.

A $4,000 recruiting bonus is available for new Correctional Officers who agree to work at one of 15 units across the state.

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

For more information about employment with the TDCJ, visit this web site, call the TDCJ Human Resources office at (936) 437-4098, or check out this YouTube channel.

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