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South Carolina Department of Corrections - Columbia, South Carolina

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Columbia, SC
5001 to 10000 employees
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South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC), is the law in these here parts. The cabinet-level agency is governed by a director who is appointed by the governor. SCDC runs nearly 30 high, medium, and minimum security prisons and community work centers housing around ... Read more

South Carolina Department of Corrections - Columbia, South Carolina Reviews

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    I worked at South Carolina Department of Corrections - Columbia, South Carolina (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of time off. Decent pay great benefits good place to start law enforcement stable job lots of overtime. paid training

    Cons

    Tough work environment, upper management can be tough to deal with dealing with very violent offenders, 12 hr. shifts most facilities in middle of nowhere

    Advice to Management

    Listen to lower ranking officers

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South Carolina Department of Corrections - Columbia, South Carolina Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in McCormick, SC
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at South Carolina Department of Corrections - Columbia, South Carolina (McCormick, SC).

    Interview

    Back in 2012 I went to an on the spot hire. Filled out application and had interview in the same morning by the Asso.warden & shift captain. It was easy. I wish I never did it. Lot of hell that came with being label because I sat standards

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