Correction Officer Jobs in Georgia

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Columbus Consolidated Government - Columbus, GA
Possession of or ability to readily obtain certification by the Georgia Department of Corrections. This position is required to supervise state inmate labor....
3 days ago
State of Georgia - Arabi, GA
, correctional center, correctional specialist, detention, inmate, jail, jailer, probation officer, rehabilitation, rehabilitation center...
23 hours ago
GEO Group Inc. - Folkston, GA
Performing correctional duties for any shift as defined by management. Performing other duties as assigned....
8 days ago
City Of Augusta GA - Augusta, GA
Due to required certifications, candidates with felony convictions are ineligible to be hired as a Corrections Officer. Licensing: Must possess a valid driver's license with good driving history....
9 days ago
CoreCivic - Millen, GA
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
10 days ago
Trion, GA
The Correctional Officer performs routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates...
10 days ago
CoreCivic - Lumpkin, GA
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
15 days ago
CoreCivic - Alamo, GA
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
16 days ago
Georgiagov - Swainsboro, GA
Correctional Officer - Emanuel Women's Facility Georgia - Emanuel - Swainsboro NEW HOT 1 additional location Law Enforcement Corrections, Georgia Department of - GDC Nov 01, 2021 Under supervision,...
17 days ago
Georgiagov - Trion, GA
CSM Correctional Officer - Hays State Prison Georgia - Chattooga - Trion NEW HOT 1 additional location Law Enforcement Corrections, Georgia Department of - GDC Nov 01, 2021 Under supervision, maintains...
17 days ago
Georgiagov - Reidsville, GA
Correctional Officer - Rogers State Prison Georgia - Tattnall - Reidsville NEW HOT 1 additional location Law Enforcement Corrections, Georgia Department of - GDC Nov 01, 2021 Under supervision, maintains...
17 days ago
Georgiagov - Mount Vernon, GA
Correctional Officer - Montgomery State Prison Georgia - Montgomery - Mount Vernon NEW HOT 1 additional location Law Enforcement Corrections, Georgia Department of - GDC Nov 01, 2021 Under supervision...
17 days ago
Georgiagov - Reidsville, GA
CSM Correctional Officer - Georgia State Prison Georgia - Tattnall - Reidsville NEW HOT Law Enforcement Corrections, Georgia Department of - GDC Nov 01, 2021 Under supervision, maintains custody and...
17 days ago
Georgiagov - Mc Rae, GA
CSM Correctional Officer - Telfair State Prison Georgia - Telfair - McRae NEW HOT 1 additional location Law Enforcement Corrections, Georgia Department of - GDC Nov 01, 2021 Under supervision, maintains...
17 days ago
Georgiagov - Abbeville, GA
Correctional Officer - Wilcox State Prison Georgia - Wilcox - Abbeville NEW HOT 1 additional location Law Enforcement Corrections, Georgia Department of - GDC Nov 01, 2021 Under supervision, maintains...
17 days ago

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Georgia

This is the average annual salary for Correction Officer jobs in Georgia as reported by the BLS.

$34,633

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Georgia offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.4%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers in Georgia
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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