SGTC Hosts Department of Corrections Recruiting Event

Published 3:23 pm Monday, October 24, 2022

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From Staff Reports


AMERICUS – Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) representatives from Macon State Prison in Oglethorpe recently held an on-campus recruiting event at South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) in Americus. Lt. Ferisa Sims and Human Resources Technician Shania Gaston spoke to students about employment opportunities, especially for Correctional Officers.

SGTC Director of Career Services Cynthia Carter and Criminal Justice instructor Teresa McCook are eager to help students navigate the GDC employment process. Two current SGTC Criminal Justice students have completed the hiring process and met requirements for employment. All vacancy announcements for the Georgia Department of Corrections are posted on

Carter stated, “On-campus recruiting is the process of attracting, engaging and employing the next generation of graduate talent. We’re here to increase employer engagement with business and industry.”

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