TDCJ Hiring Seminar Thursday In Dalhart

By Karl Wehmhoener |

Published 06/24 2014 01:05PM

Updated 06/26 2014 06:05PM

DALHART -- Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be at a hiring seminar this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Dalhart Unit located at 11950 FM 998.

There are a number of staff openings for both full and part-time Correctional Officers at the Dalhart Unit, as well as other units statewide.

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.

A $4,000 recruiting bonus is available for new Correctional Officers who agree to work at one of 15 units across the state. 

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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