CRESTVIEW — The Florida Department of Corrections is hosting a recruitment event at Okaloosa Correctional Institution Friday at 9 a.m. All interested applicants should arrive no later than 9:20 a.m., according to a press release from the agency.

Applicants are asked to bring their driver’s license, legible copy of birth certificate, Social Security card, high school diploma, GED or college transcripts and any name change documents (if applicable), such as a marriage certificate.

Veterans and current reservists/Guardsmen should bring a copy of their DD-214 or military ID, respectively. If you would like to take the Criminal Justice Abilities Test (required for employment), please bring a money order in the amount of $12 made payable to the Florida Department of Corrections.

The event is at the Okaloosa Correctional Institution – Training Building,  3189 Colonel Greg Malloy Road, Crestview.

For employment information, please contact Sergeant Paul Pollak at (850) 683-4007 or email