Correctional Officer Careers Sign-On Bonuses Now Available Now offering sign-on bonuses up to $7,000 for correctional officers and maintenance positions. See details below. Correctional Officers Supervise offender work details Correctional Officers Monitor and regulate offender and staff movement Correctional Officers Maintain and record offender counts, cell assignments and other relevant information Correctional Officers Escort offenders inside and outside the facility Correctional Officers Use and maintain keys and other equipment Correctional Officers Search offenders, visitors, cells and other areas for weapons and contraband Correctional Officer Benefits Competitive salary with opportunities for annual increases Health insurance starting at $25 a month Health, vision and dental insurance Paid leave Vacation: 14 days, amount increases with service Sick: 12 days Holiday: 12 days Other: civil, community service, family medical and illness, military, parental and voluntary shared Overtime and shift premium pay State pension retirement Employee contribution: 6% State contribution: 22.89% Uniforms, footwear and outerwear provided Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts Training and growth opportunities Click Here for Step-Pay Chart Job Requirements For Correctional Officers Training and Work Environment For Correctional Officers Application Process To be a Correctional Officer Apply To be a Correctional Officer Text Version Interactive Map Export Map Data Sign-On Bonus Details Sign-on bonuses of up to $7,000 are now available for the following positions. Bonuses will be paid in monthly installments. Correctional Food Service Officer I Correctional Food Service Officer II Correctional Food Service Officer III Correctional Officer I Correctional Officer II Correctional Officer III Electrician II Electronics Technician I HVAC Mechanic I Maintenance/Construction Technician III Plumber II Probation/Parole Officer Please note an employee is not eligible for a sign-on bonus if: The employee has held a position in North Carolina State Government, including the judicial system or the University of North Carolina system, within the last 12 months. Employees shall remain ineligible for 12 months from the separation date. The employee has previously received a sign-on bonus from any state agency.