The DOC administers the state system of adult institutions and correctional centers which provides for the humane custody of some 22,000 inmates. It's also charged with supervision of 68,000 adult offenders placed on probation, parole or extended supervision in the community. The DOC is also responsible for about 500 juveniles committed by the courts to secure state juvenile facilities or community supervision. The DOC's mission is to protect the public through the care and custody of all inmates, and through the proper supervision and successful reintegration of offenders into the community after completion of their sentence.
This is an exciting time to be in the field of corrections. The DOC is advancing a cutting-edge plan to reduce repeat crime and successfully reintegrate offenders to the community using research-driven evidence-based practices. The agency is implementing practices and tools that put it at the forefront of the corrections field, however, it needs committed, talented people like you to continue to meet its vital mission. DOC offers a wide variety of professional positions, competitive pay, and good benefits. There is a wide range of fields to choose from, including treatment, counseling, nutrition/food science, education, health care, social work, administrative, purchasing, information technology, and trades just to mention a few.
To find a position that is open to the public at DOC, search Employment.
To learn about internship opportunities at DOC, search Internships.