FORSYTH, Ga. — The state’s prison system is cutting jobs and inviting some of its non-corrections staff to apply for new jobs “behind the wire.”
Several Department of Corrections staffers contacted 13WMAZ this week, saying the state agency held meetings this week at its Forsyth headquarters with workers from around the state.
One worker shared a form that stated “Your current job will end on November 15, 2019” and invited employees to list jobs and locations they’d like to move to.
The form warns employees that they’re not guaranteed to get their choice of jobs and lists the choices as Correctional Officer, Food Service, Maintenance, Counseling and Other.
An email from Gwendolyn Hogan to all the department’s employees says, in part, “We have streamlined our