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Florida Department of Corrections Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 26, 2014
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Positive Experience

Average Interview

Certified Correctional Officer Interview

Certified Correctional Officer

I applied through a recruiter and 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 Question – Unkown environment, live every day not knowning what is ahead of you   Answer Question


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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Correctional Officer Interview

Correctional Officer

I applied in-person and 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 Question – 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

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Mental Health Interview

Mental Health

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

Interview Details – Slow to advertise, interviews ok

Interview Question – Describe your weaknesses   Answer Question

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

Easy Interview

Correctional Officer Interview

Correctional Officer
Gainesville, FL

I applied through other source and 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 Question – Would you be able to shoot an inmate who is escaping?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation for entey-level positions.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Senior Licensed Practical Nurse Interview

Senior Licensed Practical Nurse

I applied online and 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 Question – why do you want to work here?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – straight forward this is what we pay for your experience


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Nurse Interview

Nurse

I applied online and 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 Question – see above   View Answer

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

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Correctional Officer Sergeant Interview

Correctional Officer Sergeant

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

Interview Details – Interagency promotion.

Interview Question – 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.

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