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Click on the job title of your choice and discover how you can begin a new and rewarding career with the Tennessee Department of Correction.

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Correctional Officer


Entry Salary:  $44,520/year, with an automatic increase to $46,752 upon successful completion of the one-year probationary period.  Newly hired correctional officer applicants are eligible for a $5,000 sign-on bonus, payable over an 18-month period.

This position has its own correctional officer application with a supplemental questionnaire included.   Instructions for mailing in your application are available on the application.  You may also save and email your completed application to TDOC.Employment@tn.gov.

If you are interested in applying for a correctional officer position, but would like for someone from Human Resources to contact you prior to completing the full application, you may complete and submit a short form.  You may also apply at  https://www.tn.gov/careers.

Click here to see a quick video of a day in the life of a correctional officer.


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Probation Parole Officer

PP1 entry salary $3,206/mo.

PP2 entry salary $3,534/mo.

Want to learn more about a day in the life of a probation/parole officer, click here to view our Day In The Life videos.




Contact Us

Feel free to call us at 615.253.8239 or 888-577-9712.

Mailing Address:

Tennessee Department of Correction
ATTN: Human Resources
320 6th Avenue North
3rd Floor, Rachel Jackson Building
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0465

Or send an email to Human Resources.

Be sure to include:

  • your name
  • address
  • phone number
  • email address
  • the position you are inquiring about
  • where you saw our advertisement

Interested in learning more about TDOC.  Watch these videos and sign up to attend Citizens' Correctional Academy.