The recruitment will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, from 4-6 p.m. at the prison’s training building, located at 777 Underwood St., across the street from the Wal-Mart store, in Trion.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED). Experience as a correctional officer is not necessary.
Applicants are encouraged to bring to the recruitment a driver’s license, U.S. Social Security Card, birth certificate, Department of Defense (DD 214 member 4 Form), Selective Service Card, and their high school diploma or GED, along with COMPASS or ASSET test scores.
The starting salary for correctional officers at the prison is $25,538, plus as much as 10 percent more for those with prior military service.
For additional information about the recruitment, contact Cathy Toles at the LaFayette Career Center at (706) 638-5525, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org