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Sign-On Pay Incentive

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is offering a sign-on pay incentive for the following positions:

Registered Nurse (Level I, II or III), (Y12A, Y12B, or Y12C)
Initial Payment: $2,500
After 5 Months Employment: $2,500
Total Incentive: $5,000

Licensed Practical Nurse (Level I or II), (Y12A or Y12B)
Initial Payment: $1,500
After 5 Months Emplyment: $1,500
Total Incentive: $3,000

Who is eligible?

  • You must be a new state employee or a former State of Oklahoma employee following a break-in-service from the state of at least 180 days.
  • You may not have previously received a sign-on incentive payment from any state agency during any period of state employment.

What are the terms?

  • You must sign a "Sign-on Pay Incentive Application" acknowledging the obligation to repay the entire incentive, including tax withholdings on the incentive, if the individual voluntarily or involuntarily leaves state employment or accepts employment with another state agency within one year after receiving the incentive payment.
  • Completion of a full background investigaton which resulted in a recommendation to hire.


Last Modified on Oct 14, 2022