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#3166160 - 02/16/13 12:03 PM Pray for the lord to give me guidance
striperhunter90
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Got a call yesterday for a interview at the local jail for a C.O. Its 4 more dollars an hour than i am making now. but its also night shift. I talked it over with the fiance she told me to go for it. But i wanna be sure this is what the lord has in store for me. so please pray for guidance.
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#3166163 - 02/16/13 12:11 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: striperhunter90]
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TurdFarmer2.0
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Done. Good luck in whatever your decision is.
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#3166174 - 02/16/13 12:26 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: striperhunter90]
Rob R.
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Prayers sent. What is a C.O.?
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#3166176 - 02/16/13 12:27 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Rob R.]
rem270
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Prayers sent up. I believe i could handle nights for $4 more and hr.
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#3166177 - 02/16/13 12:29 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: rem270]
Kimber45 Moderator
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Prayer sent
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#3166191 - 02/16/13 12:47 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Kimber45]
Nimrod777
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Sounds like a nice perq for taking the late shift. Good luck in the interview.
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#3166199 - 02/16/13 12:55 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Rob R.]
Bambi Buster
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 Originally Posted By: Rob R.
Prayers sent. What is a C.O.?


Corrections Officer.
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#3166214 - 02/16/13 01:10 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Bambi Buster]
Rob R.
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 Originally Posted By: Bambi Buster
 Originally Posted By: Rob R.
Prayers sent. What is a C.O.?


Corrections Officer.


Thanks BB!
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#3166216 - 02/16/13 01:13 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Bambi Buster]
encore06
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The question should be, "where does this opportunity line up with my prayers?" have you been asking God for a better paying job? if so, this may be His answer.
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#3166245 - 02/16/13 01:38 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: encore06]
Mudbone
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Do what is best for you family, not necessarily monetarily.
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#3166385 - 02/16/13 04:23 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Mudbone]
Wrangler95
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Good luck and Prayers for your desision!
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#3166396 - 02/16/13 04:26 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Wrangler95]
in the dog house!
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IMO you already know the answer....... Just follow what your gut is telling you (God speak)
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#3166472 - 02/16/13 05:36 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: in the dog house!]
knight88
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Prayers sent..
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#3166490 - 02/16/13 05:52 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Mudbone]
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Prayers lifted.
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#3166600 - 02/16/13 06:57 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: WGK]
44fanatic
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I worked in a county jail for 6 months until a family issue arose that was more important than my job. Working on second shift (245pm to 1130pm), on a 1 day forward rotation every 4 weeks, I never saw my family except on my days off and briefly on weekends before I went to work. The inmates will try to push your buttons and will be sizing you up on a regular basis. Some days will be very monotonous, others you will not have an opportunity to eat. And then there are the days when someone gets stupid right before shift change. It will certainly not be what you are expecting if your only exposure has been what you have seen on TV. Depending on the jails policy, you may have plenty of opportunities for overtime or comp time.

I had the fortune of working with a crew that had a lot of military experience with about 50% of us being retired. This made the job much more tolerable for me.

This is trully a job that you need to weigh the pros and cons of what you have now compared to what you expect from the jail. One good note about the county jails...the inmates are usually on better behavior as they are pending going to court and sentencing.

Prayers sent.
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#3166602 - 02/16/13 07:00 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: striperhunter90]
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Good luck
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#3166838 - 02/16/13 09:51 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: gator-n-buck]
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#3168135 - 02/18/13 04:36 AM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: striperhunter90]
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Prayers just sent.
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#3168147 - 02/18/13 05:07 AM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: MUP]
Phil1979
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Prayers sent. Good luck.
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#3168198 - 02/18/13 06:39 AM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Phil1979]
bowriter
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I picked out three key words. Fiance-Night Shift.

Give that some serious thought.
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#3168202 - 02/18/13 06:48 AM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: 44fanatic]
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 Originally Posted By: 44fanatic
I worked in a county jail for 6 months until a family issue arose that was more important than my job. Working on second shift (245pm to 1130pm), on a 1 day forward rotation every 4 weeks, I never saw my family except on my days off and briefly on weekends before I went to work. The inmates will try to push your buttons and will be sizing you up on a regular basis. Some days will be very monotonous, others you will not have an opportunity to eat. And then there are the days when someone gets stupid right before shift change. It will certainly not be what you are expecting if your only exposure has been what you have seen on TV. Depending on the jails policy, you may have plenty of opportunities for overtime or comp time.

I had the fortune of working with a crew that had a lot of military experience with about 50% of us being retired. This made the job much more tolerable for me.

This is trully a job that you need to weigh the pros and cons of what you have now compared to what you expect from the jail. One good note about the county jails...the inmates are usually on better behavior as they are pending going to court and sentencing.

Prayers sent.




Think and pray about this long and hard. If you need any more info shoot me a message. I have been in your situation.
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#3168216 - 02/18/13 07:04 AM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Mudbone]
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Prayers sent
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#3171751 - 02/21/13 09:32 AM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Cooter]
striperhunter90
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Thanks guys all worked out in the end didnt taake the job. I was not impressed with the attitude of the manager:)
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My biggest worry is that my wife (when Iím dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.

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#3172013 - 02/21/13 01:37 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: striperhunter90]
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$100.00 take home ain't worth messin' up your sleep anyways! \:\)
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#3172061 - 02/21/13 02:25 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Food Plot 101]
striperhunter90
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true food plot
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My biggest worry is that my wife (when Iím dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.

If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business




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#3172178 - 02/21/13 04:47 PM Re: Pray for the lord to give me guidance [Re: Mudbone]
Wrangler95
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Prayers sent
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