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Coastal Ga. prison looking to hire 70 corrections officers

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The state Department of Labor is hosting job fair to fill correctional officer positions at Coastal State Prison in Garden City.

Officials say they're looking to help hire 70 correctional officers for the facility just outside of Savannah and are hosting the recruitment fair March 24 at the department's Savannah career center on White Bluff Road.

Officials say veterans are encouraged to apply and salaries range from about $24,300 to $26,700. Applicants must be 18 or older and are asked to bring resumes, identification, a birth certificate and a Social Security card to the fair.

Applicants are subject to background and drug tests and physicals.

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