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JOB POSTING NO:
CORR OFFICER II
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS DIVISION
$3472.92 - $4406.55 / Monthly
TDCJ UNITS AND FACILITIES
*Hazardous Duty Pay
*Law Enforcement & Custodial Officers System (LECOS) Retirement
*TDCJ Training Academy Required
*Telephonic Interviews Will Be Accepted
*Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted
*No Study Material
*You must be a citizen of the U.S., or an alien authorized to work
in the U.S.
*You must be at least 18 years old.
*You must possess a High School Diploma from an accredited senior
high school or equivalent, or a state or military-issued General
Education Development (GED) certificate.
*You must not be on active duty in the military, unless on terminal
leave. (Applicants may apply if they are within 6 months of eligibility.)
*You must not have been discharged from the Armed Forces under
*You must never have been convicted of a felony.
*You must never have been convicted of an offense involving domestic
*You cannot have had a Class B misdemeanor conviction within the past
*You cannot have had a Class A misdemeanor conviction within the past
*You cannot be on probation for any criminal offense.
*You cannot have any criminal charges pending or have an outstanding
*You must be able to perform the essential functions of a Correctional
Officer, with or without reasonable accommodation.
*You must pass the TDCJ Drug Test.
*You must pass the TDCJ Physical Agility Test.
*Male applicants, age 18 through 25, must provide proof of Selective
Service registration or exemption from Selective Service registration.
A veteran who has completed at least two years active military service
and been discharged under honorable conditions, or an applicant who has
earned an associate's degree or bachelor's degree from an accredited
college will start as a Correctional Officer IV, pay level 4 $3,284.27
per month. Regular promotions within the career path continue,
progressive to $3,720.17 at 61 months TDCJ service.
A CO applicant with prior government correctional custody or law
enforcement experience within the 36-month period preceding date of hire
shall be hired at a pay level corresponding with the months of service
if dates of employment are verified by former employer and the applicant
left employer in good standing.
Title Monthly Salary Maximum Security Salary Months of Service
CO II $3,472.82 $3,577.01 0 to 2
CO II $3,574.18 $3,881.40 3 to 6
CO III $3,670.64 $3,780.76 7 to 12
CO IV $3,776.91 $3,890.22 13 to 24
CO IV $3,889.90 $4,006.60 25 to 36
CO IV $4,002.89 $4,122.97 37 to 72
CO V $4,278.20 $4,406.55 73+
*Salary rates may differ for return-to-work retirees who are not
Former employees who held correctional officer or security supervisor
positions and that have been separated less than 36 months can
re-apply by faxing the required documents to 936-437-3214.
The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally
applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the
summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met.
31, 19, 18, 11, 31C, 31E, 31B, 19K, 19D, 18B, 11B, 749X, 649X, MA,
5811, 5831, 5832, 5804, 58, 3P
SEE https://tdcj.texas.gov/unit directory FOR UNIT LOCATIONS.
*Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment
drug testing as a condition of employment.*
Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application For Employment
and the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282)
or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598)
to the contact person listed on the job posting. Applications can be submitted through the
the Work In Texas website, fax, mail, email, or hand delivered.
If submitted through Work in Texas, the supplement must also be submitted to the contact person. Faxed applications must be complete and legible
in order to be considered and must not have been sent from a fax machine located at a TDCJ unit or department. Questions regarding the position
or application process can be directed to the contact person's email address.
TRAINING AND LEADER DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
2 FINANCIAL PLAZA, STE 101
HUNTSVILLE, TX 77340
Applications must be received by the contact person by 5:00PM on
08-31-2023. A complete job description and all application forms
may be obtained at the above address or by viewing the Job Description.
Job Descriptions are available in PDF format which maybe read with the free
*Equal Opportunity Employer*
*Authority is granted on or after: 01-01-0001*