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CoreCivic (Formerly Corrections Corporation of America) has been in operation since 1983. The company is now comprised of: 1) CoreCivic Safety - which is the management of Prisons, Jails and Detention centers for Federal, State and Local partners. 2) CoreCivic Community - which is the management of re-entry centers focused on helping former inmates re-enter society and the workplace through education and rehabilitation assistance. 3) CoreCivic Properties - which is the civil construction and property management arm of the company. Each part of the company as well as each of our facilities will have its own micro culture based on leadership style, shared experiences and the location of the facility. As a company we are dedicated to the care and welfare of personnel placed in our trust by or partners. In many of the small communities where CoreCivic operates a facility we may be the largest employer and many family members work for us we are proud to support the communities we operate in.

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The Pay structure is based on the location and contract in place with our partner, as well as any CBA in place. Some of our locations work under wage determination limits set in the contract that are governed by the Department of Labor. Shifts vary from facility to facility based on the operation. Our Health insurance is provided through United Healthcare for the most part and includes dental and vision.

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All Correctional employees receive required American Corrections Association (ACA) and partner agency approved 4 week (in most cases) pre-service training to prepare them for their roles. All new hires also go though a one week orientation program. CoreCivic also provides ongoing training and development through our internal CoreCivic University Master Key Learning series of courses.

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CoreCivic provides the following benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision, Long and short term optional disability insurance, Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) Paid holidays per schedule.

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Our contracts require that all applicants have as a minimum a High School diploma or GED certificate.

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I'd raise the pay for the captains and get real captains in place and raise the pay again for officers. Their goal is to run the jail as cheap as possible. I

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Career advancement is available at all levels and is supported by Learning and Development training as well as our internally developed CoreCivic University Master Key Learning (MKL) courses for leaders. New employee leaders are required to go through MKL100 and then as they progress in title or position they go through MKL200/300/etc. Please check our website for more information.

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When I filled out the application online it had a option box you can click for them to send you a copy of what they found on your background check.

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I think $16

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