Questions and Answers about Florida Department of Corrections

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How are the working hours?


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Mostly back to back 16 hour shifts. Unless you’re on a swing shift, then you get to work about 10 hours a day, 5 days in a row.


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The days are very busy, stressfull and Dangerous. The good thing is the health and life insurance and paid sick and annual days that the employees can accrue and save. The retirement is a great added bonus.

Answered - General Services Specialist (Current Employee) - Liberty County, FL

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12 hour shifts. Every other weekend off. With staff shortages you are to work 16 hour shifts to fill shortage and even mandatory work on your days off at times.

Answered - Correctional Officer (Current Employee) - Madison, FL

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At various time long (12 hour shifts).

Answered - CLASSIFICATION OFFICER (Current Employee) - Mayo, FL

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12 hour shifts will work nights, weekends and holidays

Answered - Corrections officer (Former Employee) - Milton, FL

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My working hours was 11am-7pm

Answered - Food Service Supervisor (Former Employee) - Florida City, FL

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Half time evenings and halftime days. It varied.

Answered - 25 year State of Florida Probation Officer Retired (Former Employee) - Orlando, FL

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To demanding

Answered - Correction Officer (Former Employee) - Miami, FL

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Working hours are good, normal 8-5 work day

Answered - Classification Officer (Current Employee) - Orlando, FL

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