Registration underway for GCSC’s correctional Officer program

Bay County
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Bay  County Jail_-1057140151947736015

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – If you’re interested in becoming a correctional officer, Gulf Coast State College is starting their 436-hour program January 27 with orientation on January 22.

There is a background evaluation and a basic abilities test students’ must pass prior to entering the program.

Those interested are urged to call 769-1551 ext. 5612.

Tommy Schmidt with the Bay County Jail said this is a special line of work and the Bay County Jail offers a competitive salary.

He said there are incentives for those interested in becoming a correctional officer too.

Watch the video above for more information.

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