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How to Become a Correctional Officer in Miami


Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation is currently recruiting individuals interested in becoming Correctional Officer in Miami, FL.

The Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department operates five correctional facilities in the city of Miami holding on average 7,000 inmates serving out their sentences or awaiting trial dates.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must Have a High School Diploma or Educational Equivalent; General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Must Have a Valid Drivers License, and a Florida DL prior to employment
  • Must be a Florida Certified Correctional Officer; have a Certificate of Compliance issued by an accredited school of criminal justice in Florida from a Correctional Officer Basic Recruit program; or you must currently be enrolled in a Florida Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Program and pass the State Correctional Officer Certification Examination prior to being hired.

To increase your chances of been selected as a Correctional Officer with the MDCR, know that applicants that possess a Associates Degree are preferred.

Application Process

Miami-Dade County
Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Headquarters
2525 NW 62nd Street
Miami, Florida 33147

Phone:  786-263-7000

Email: mdcrinfo@miamidade.gov

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