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Correctional Officer Job Qualifications

To apply for the Correctional Officer job opening, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have a high school diploma or an appropriate equivalent.
  2. Be at least 18-years-old by the time you are hired.
  3. Be a citizen or resident alien of the United States the day you submit your application.
  4. Pass a written exam.
  5. Pass a strength and physical ability test.
  6. Have a valid driver's license by the time you are hired.
  7. Complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological examination and a drug test.

Revised October 3, 2012

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