Correction Officer Jobs in Tennessee

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office near Memphis, TN - Memphis, TN
Corrections Deputy Deputy (Corrections) Shelby County Sheriff's Office near Memphis, TN - Memphis, Tennessee Apr 14, 2021 Request More Information Application Deadline: Dec 17, 2021 Salary...
2 hours ago
Corecivic - Hartsville, TN
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...
22 hours ago
City of Johnson City - Johnson City, TN
The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is accepting online applications for a Correctional Officer with the Police Department....
2 days ago
CoreCivic - Brunswick, TN
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...
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5 days ago
CoreCivic - Mc Kenzie, TN
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...
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5 days ago
Shelby County - Memphis, TN
Pay Grade: 51 Minimum Qualifications 100% - 1.Six (6) years of experience as a correctional officer at the division of corrections of which three (3) years of experience must be as a sergeant at the...
6 days ago
Corecivic, Inc - Whiteville, TN
Correctional Officer Job in Hardeman Correctional Officer - Hardeman Apply Now Job Id: req10279 Job Category: Correctional Security Facility: Hardeman County Correctional Facility Location: Whiteville...
7 days ago
Corecivic, Inc - Clifton, TN
Correctional Officer Job in South Central Correctional Officer - South Central Apply Now Job Id: req10251 Job Category: Correctional Security Facility: South Central Correctional Center Location: Clifton...
7 days ago
Corecivic, Inc - Clifton, TN
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...
7 days ago
Thenewstribune Com - Kingsport, TN
The City of Kingsport is currently taking applications for the following position: Jailer (Police Department) Performs a variety of duties for securing and monitoring all incarcerated persons....
8 days ago
Corecivic - Clifton, TN
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...
8 days ago
Corecivic - Hartsville, TN
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...
8 days ago
CoreCivic - Walling, TN
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...
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11 days ago
CoreCivic - Milton, TN
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...
Direct Apply

11 days ago
CoreCivic - Fairview, TN
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...
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11 days ago

Demographic Data for Tennessee

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Correction Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Officer Wellness - Course
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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Tennessee

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

$35,825

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Tennessee offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (7.4%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • 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 Tennessee
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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