Security Careers

Security Careers


    
 

Are you looking for a career in criminal justice that offers rewarding challenges, but not sure where to start?  Come to one of our Criminal Justice Career Fairs!  Staff will be available to discuss careers and opportunities in corrections.  For site locations, dates, and times, please see the DOC Local Criminal Justice Career Fairs information sheet.

 

The Department of Corrections is seeking highly motivated individuals to start their Security Careers as a Correctional Officer in our secure correctional facilities statewide. Positions are available in minimum, medium, and maximum security adult male and female institutions.  The Department offers additional training to assist in your professional growth and development.  Potential career advancement opportunities include Sergeant, Probation and Parole Agent, Supervising Officer, and more. 


The 2019-2021 Compensation Plan includes some substantial and exciting increases in pay for security staff. 
For a detailed explanation of our pay structure for new employees, please read Understanding Correctional Officer Pay (New Hires)


"I've loved the job from day one...I'll tell anyone that" - Officer Davis

Watch the video below to learn more about a career as a Correctional Officer.


Correctional Officers will complete a paid seven week academy which includes on the job training at a Correcitonal Institution.  Classroom training will focus on report writing, human/public relations, weapons familiarization, supervision of inmates, communication skills, and standards of conduct.

Watch the video below to learn more about our pre-service academy.