Department Careers

More Than Just Security...


The Department of Corrections is Wisconsin's largest state agency, offering career opportunities in a wide variety of fields, including:

Information Technology: Develops and supports a wide variety of applications to run, improve, and transform the business.

Education: Teach and guide offenders to learn new skills, trades, obtain General Equivalency Degrees, or professional certifications.

Maintenance: Perform a variety of maintenance and repair work in the facilities.

Food Service: Responsible for supervision of all food preparation and serving activities.

Social Work: Provide direct services to enhance inmate's social functioning.

We have career opportunities in virtually every field. Visit the State Careers website and find your next career today. We are seeking highly motivated people to join our team. We invest in our employees' professional development and many opportunities exist for advancement.

The video below provides a glimpse into life at the Department of Corrections.

Probation and Parole Agents use evidence based-practices to enhance public safety by addressing their offender’s most influential criminogenic needs to lower their level of recidivism and assist them in building skills needed to be successful in the community. Agents provide investigative services to the courts and the Parole Commission to aid in sentencing and community reentry planning.

The video below highlights the daily activities.