Correction Officer Jobs in Mississippi

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Detention Officer (PRN)

  • CoreCivic
  • Natchez, MS
  • 3 days ago

Must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment....

Correctional Officer III

  • Mdcps
  • Sunflower, MS
  • 2 days ago

Correctional Officer III Salary $33,600.00 - $36,960.00 Annually Location 67 - SUNFLOWER COUNTY, MS Job Type Full-Time Department 0555 - CORR-PARCHMAN Job Number 9133-0...SO Closing 6/27/2022 11:59...

Correction Officer

  • Marcom Group
  • Yazoo City, MS
  • 2 days ago

If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage....

Correctional Officer (Senior Officer)

  • Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
  • Yazoo City, MS
  • 16 days ago

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....

Correctional Officer

  • Federal Bureau Prisons
  • Yazoo City, MS
  • 21 days ago

Employer is seeking to hire Correctional Officers.Requirements: *Ability to meet and deal with people of differing backgrounds and behavioral patterns. *Ability to be persuasive in selling and...

Correctional Officer

  • Management & Training Corporation
  • Woodville, MS
  • 25 days ago

Correctional Officers provide custody and security of inmates including observation of inmates. Perform security of various assigned areas....

Correctional Officer-Cmcf

  • Pearl, MS
  • 45+ days ago

Will guard and transport prisoners to/from worksites, hospitals/doctors, etc. Will secure correctional facility, supervise clean up activities with inmates. Male Applicants must have selective...

Detention Officer

  • CoreCivic
  • Natchez, MS
  • 60+ days ago

Must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment....

Correctional Officer

  • Corecivic
  • Tutwiler, MS
  • 90+ days ago

Correctional Officer Job in TUTWILER, MS Correctional Officer Apply Now Job Id: req16103 Job Category: Correctional Security Facility: Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility Location: TUTWILER, MS...

Correctional Officer

  • Management & Training Corporation
  • Meridian, MS
  • 90+ days ago

Looking to begin a career in criminal justice or law enforcement and do not know where to start?...

Demographic Data for Mississippi

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Mississippi

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions

  • Campus Police
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  • CoreCivic
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  • Management & Training Corporation
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  • Mississippi College
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  • City Of Ocean Springs
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  • Federal Bureau Prisons
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  • Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
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  • Marcom Group
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  • Mdcps
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  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Mississippi offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

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

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