The Department of Correction employs more than six thousand six hundred Tennesseans across the state. While correctional officer positions are the most common, the department is always looking for great nurses, probation and parole officers and administrators interested in the field of corrections.
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The 6,800 professionals who make up the Tennessee Department of Correction are our most valuable resource. Visit this link to hear some of our team members explain why they chose a career with the TDOC.
Click on the job title of your choice and discover how you can begin a career with our department.
Food Service Steward 2
Monthly Salary Range $1,949 - $3,117
Food Service Steward 1
Monthly Salary Range $1,767 - $2,827
Food Service Associates
Monthly Salary Range $1,385 - $2,215
The Tennessee Department of Correction is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.
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Feel free to call us toll free at 1-888-577-9712 or write to:
Tennessee Department of Correction
ATTN: Human Resources
320 6th Avenue North
3rd Floor, Rachel Jackson Building
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0465