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Executive Director's Recruiting Award

Recruit a CO and Earn Administrative Leave

Current full-time employees are eligible to receive eight hours of administrative leave for each applicant referral that results in a newly hired Correctional Officer (CO) accepting an assignment at a designated bonus unit. Administrative leave will expire one calendar year from the date it was issued.

Three Easy Steps

  1. Convince a relative or friend to apply for a Correctional Officer position.

  2. Complete and sign Correctional Officer Applicant Referral form.

  3. Have the applicant complete the Applicant Information section and submit the referral form with his/her application.

To receive this award, the Correctional Officer Applicant Referral form (PERS 415) must be completed and signed by both the applicant and TDCJ employee. This form must be included with the application when the applicant reports for the CO Pre-employment test.

View the list of current bonus units.

Download the Form

Correctional Officer Applicant Referral, PERS 415

PERS 415 (PDF)

PERS 415 (Word)

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Page updated: 08/24/2017