Up to $5,000 Recruiting Bonus for New Correctional Officers
- Fort Stockton
- Garza East
- Garza West
- Dalhart *
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Who is eligible to sign a Bonus Contract?
Full-time COs who were newly hired or graduated from the academy on or after August 16, 2019,
TDCJ retirees who rehired as full-time CO after 90 calendar days of retirement from TDCJ, or
TDCJ former employees rehired as full-time COs after one year of separation from TDCJ, or
Current non-uniformed TDCJ employees are eligible for the recruiting bonus upon employment into a full-time CO position. If the employee has been in a uniformed position during the last 12 months, the employee is ineligible to enter into a recruitment bonus contract. Additionally, employees who have previously received a recruiting bonus are not eligible to receive an additional bonus.
What are the terms?
- You must be eligible to receive the recruitment bonus.
- You must sign a contract agreeing to work at an understaffed correctional facility for one year from the date of bonus payment.
- You must repay the bonus in-full or partially if employment with TDCJ ends before one year from the date of bonus payment.
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Page update: 08/10/2020