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Statewide recruitment open for adult corrections officers

HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety is looking for people, on all islands, interested in becoming an adult corrections officer.

Statewide ACO recruitment is open on the Department of Human Resources and Development website. It closes on March 1.

Applicants must be a high school graduate or have a GED.

For a full list of requirements and information on how to apply to become an adult corrections officer, go to

There are openings on Kauai. Starting salary is $4,103 per month.

Everyone who qualifies through recruitment is put on a list. When there are openings at the facilities the qualified applicants from the list are added to the next Basic Corrections Recruit Class training. So even if they aren’t picked for the next class, they could be selected at a later date.


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