Correction Officer Jobs in Texas

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Texas Association Counties - Bend, TX
Job Information Texas Association of Counties Juvenile Detention Officer - Male Only - Juvenile Probation in FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas Maintains care, custody, and control of juveniles in custody at...
20 hours ago
McLennan County, Texas - Waco, TX
Checks for any outstanding warrants using the Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS) computer and confirms with out-of-county agencies that have warrants through TLETS, run Criminal...
1 day ago
Texas Association Counties - Richmond, TX
Job Information Texas Association of Counties Juvenile Detention Officer - Female Only - FBC Juvenile Probation in RICHMOND, Texas Maintains care, custody, and control of juveniles in custody at...
20 hours ago
MTC - Jacksboro, TX
Apply Description Our COs provide care and custody of inmates at our facility through our variety of part time and full time flexible opportunities. Entry-level job, No experience necessary. Have...
18 hours ago
Department Of Justice - Bryan, TX
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
5 days ago
Department Of Justice - Beaumont, TX
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
6 days ago
City of Lewisville - Lewisville, TX
Position Summary Performs administrative, clerical, and manual duties associated with the detention of prisoners.Interviews citizens and completes computerized criminal offense reports. After the...
7 days ago
Texas State Gov - Houston, TX
officer, detention, detention officer, jailer, parole officer, parole probation officer, probation officer, prison, rehabilitation center...
9 days ago
Corecivic, Inc - Taylor, TX
Must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment....
9 days ago
City of Lewisville - Lewisville, TX
Performs administrative, clerical, and manual duties associated with the detention of prisoners. Interviews citizens and completes computerized criminal offense reports. After the closing date we...
9 days ago
Corecivic, Inc - Eden, TX
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...
10 days ago
City of Mesquite, TX - Mesquite, TX
GENERAL SUMMARY To participate in a variety of semi-skilled tasks involved in the processing of prisoners for detention in the municipal jail; to oversee the safety and well-being of all...
10 days ago
CoreCivic - Taylor, TX
Must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment....
10 days ago
Denton County - Denton, TX
Must attain certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement as a Jailer within one (1) year of employment. Possession of a valid Driver's License....
11 days ago
Department Of Justice - Fort Worth, TX
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
11 days ago

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Texas

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

$42,804

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Texas offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.8%)
  • 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 Texas
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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