VALDOSTA – Georgia Department of Corrections is hosting a hiring event at Bainbridge State College, seeking correctional officers for Valdosta state prisons and other correctional facilities.

The event is scheduled for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Bainbridge State College, 2500 E. Shotwell St., Bainbridge, according to a state DOC press release.

There will be onsite interviews, physical testing, Accuplacer testing, etc., according to organizers. Eligible candidates will receive a hiring package on the same day.

Attendees should bring copies of the following items:

– Completed State of Georgia application. Available online at (blank copies will be available on site).

– Valid driver’s license.

– Birth certificate.

– Social Security card.

– High school diploma/GED transcript.

– SAT/ACT/Compass/Asset/Accuplacer scores.

– If Peace Officers Standards and Training certified, a copy of POST profile.

Attendees should dress for their interview but bring loose-fitting/athletic attire for the physical fitness test.

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