CHILDRESS -- The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is hosting a hiring seminar tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Roach Unit Training Center located at 15750 FM 164 in Childress, Texas.
There are a number of staff openings for both full and part-time Correctional Officers at the Roach 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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