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Florida Department of Corrections Interview Questions

Updated Sep 4, 2014
Updated Sep 4, 2014
8 Interview Reviews

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    Correctional Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Florida Department of Corrections.

    Interview Details

    You will be asked standardized questions that are general about the job. Most of the time, the questions are easy and are meant to see what you would do in certain situations. Don't concern yourself with studying or anything like that. If they ask you if you would shoot a inmate escaping just say yes.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if you observed another employee doing something that violates the rules   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, pay is set in stone.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Certified Correctional Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Florida Department of Corrections.

    Interview Details

    Interview was a great experience, not really hard, mostly common since, Get to meet some great people, It is a very professional environment. Get to meet the top personnel of the preson

    Interview Questions
    • Unkown environment, live every day not knowning what is ahead of you   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Correctional Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Florida Department of Corrections.

    Interview Details

    Pass the F-Bat
    Have a good Interview and your in.
    They are hiring people for paid training but only in certain counties.

    Interview Questions
    • you arrive on the scene, you hear a child screaming you locate the child and don't see anybody around. What do you do?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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    Mental Health Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at Florida Department of Corrections.

    Interview Details

    Slow to advertise, interviews ok

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None. Take it or leave it. The private company taking over has chronic problems. Poor benefits. I would not apply with them now starting out
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Correctional Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Gainesville, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gainesville, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at Florida Department of Corrections.

    Interview Details

    Very informal with a relaxed feeling just probing for obvious character flaws. Written questionnaire asking about things you would be willing to do shifts,touching people and watching people in the nude etc.

    Interview Questions
    • Would you be able to shoot an inmate who is escaping?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation for entey-level positions.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Licensed Practical Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Florida Department of Corrections.

    Interview Details

    many scnarios of what would you do in certain situations, nursing skills, how you feel about working with criminals

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    straight forward this is what we pay for your experience
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Florida Department of Corrections.

    Interview Details

    Only question asked was how long ago did I start my career. The rest was policies, rules and regulations. Took 2 months to hear back due to FL government and all the red tape. Not any more to say.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No room for negotiating anything. I am making now what I was making after I celebrated 5 yrs in niursing. Don't even apply.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Correctional Officer Sergeant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 4 months - interviewed at Florida Department of Corrections in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interagency promotion.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions involve restricted or confidential information related to department policy.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, you take what they give you or you dont get it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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