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VIDEO: Michigan Department of Corrections: Correction Officers and Health Care - 6/22/22

Posted at 9:16 PM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2022-06-22 09:28:34-04

In this week's Workers Wanted Wednesday we are spotlighting Michigan Department of Corrections. Corporal Kaywon Davis and Janet Nixon, Health Unit Manager talks about Michigan Department of Corrections and the job opportunities that are available. Currently, they are looking for the following position: Correction Officers and Health Care

Business Name: Michigan Department of Corrections

Job Title:
Corrections Officers
Job Description:
Employees in this job oversee and participate in the custody, security, and treatment of prisoners or detainees in correctional facilities including major institutions, camps, and correction re-entry or detention centers.
Qualifications / Requirements:The minimum qualifications are you have to be at least 18 years old and a high school grad or obtained a GED and agree to participate in our college credit waiver program, which consists of obtaining a minimum of 15 semester (23 term) college credits in any combination in specific human service fields such as criminal justice, law enforcement, sociology, phycology, social work, counseling and guidance, family relations etc., within 24 months after the date of hire. If you have 15 credits in the specific area, 30 college credits in any area, an associates or above, you will not need a waiver.
Physical DemandsWork in an environment with various degrees of discomfort, may be required to wear and operate respiratory protection devices. The job requires an employee to meet the physical requirements of the work, which includes the performance of strenuous tasks requiring muscular strength and coordination and cardiovascular endurance.
Benefits:Benefits include paid training, uniform issued, medical, dental, vision, 401K match, paid holidays, paid annual and sick leave.

Starting pay is $18.56 an hour/max $28.43 an hour

Other Info:
We conduct four quarterly academies each year with portions of our training being conducted virtually. Our next Corrections Officer Training Academy for the lower peninsula begins July 26, 2021.

Job Application URL:

Business Name:Michigan Department of Corrections

Job Title:
Health Care

Job Description:

The Michigan Department of Corrections is hiring Health Care Professionals in several fields, offering great pay and benefits.

• Opportunities include Nurses, Social Workers, Dentists and Dental Assistants, X-Ray Technicians. and many more
• Sign-on and retention bonuses available at qualified locations
• Those interested in a health care position with the Department of Corrections can contact the MDOC Health Care Recruitment team at
• Join the community of Corrections today!

Benefits include paid training, uniform issued, medical, dental, vision, 401K match, paid holidays, paid annual and sick leave.

Job Application URL:

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