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.