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Arkansas Department of Correction

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Correctional Officer 1

Job ID: 53181
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Job Description:

Arkansas Department of Correction

Requirements for Correctional Officer

Minimum age 18

Valid Driver’s License

Pass background check, criminal history, employment history, and driving history.

Must pass drug test.

Must pass physical assessment.

Directions to apply for Correctional Officer

All applications have to be filled out on line.  You will have to create an account first.  Create a username and password.

At the agency list select: Arkansas Department of Correction

After you select the Department of Correction, select the position you are applying for.  You will go to the bottom of the job description and hit “Apply for this job.”  Complete all steps for the application, do not leave any questions unanswered if the question does not apply to you put N/A.  If you are adding a resume, it will have to be justified left:(everything beginning on the left hand margin).  You can add a license or diploma by scanning those items to a jump drive and then transferring those items to the appropriate place on the application.  You will be asked “Where did you hear about this job”.  Select “other” and type in Recruiter.

A person can view the Arkansas Department of Correction on Facebook at the following web address: https://www.facebook.com/#l/pages/Arkansas-Department-Correction/117635138286641

Arkansas Department of Correction Mission Statement

Provide public safety by carrying out the mandates of the courts.

Provide a safe and humane environment for staff and inmates.

Provide programs to strengthen the work ethic.

Provide opportunities for spiritual, mental, and physical growth.


Health Plan

Dental Plan

Vision plan

Amount of Pay:

Frequency of Pay:

per bi-weekly

Other Qualifications:

Age 18

Valid drivers license

High School Diploma or GED

Pass Drug Test

Pass background check., criminal history, employment history, and driving history.

Must pass physical assessment.

Minimum Education:


Age Requirement:


U.S. Citizenship:



Direct Supervision of Defendants






Prisons & Institutions



Application Deadline: