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Career Opportunities at Local TDCJ Hiring Seminar

Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented at a hiring seminar on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. 

The seminar will be held at the Vernon Regional Training Center located at 2813 Central Freeway East, Room 406 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

This hiring seminar will support a special unit-based pre-service training academy at the Allred Unit scheduled for May 14, 2015.

A recruiter will be on hand to explain the current pay plan, outline the employee benefits and retirement program, explain the duties and requirements of a Correctional Officer and answer questions. 

For more information about employment with the TDCJ, visit their website and use the link marked Employment. 

Beginning Correctional Officer pay starts at $2,435.00 per month and progresses at intervals to $3,240.70 after 91 months of service within C.O. classification. 

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

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