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Click on the job title of your choice and discover how you can begin a career with our department.

Correctional Officer
Entry Salary $32,500/year, with an automatic increase to $34,100 upon successful completion of the one year probationary period.

This position has its own Correctional Officer application with a supplemental questionnaire included

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

Probation Parole Officer

PP1 entry salary $2,393/mo.
PP2 entry salary $2,637/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.

Click here and check Correction and Probation to view all current TDOC vacancies.


  • Apply online.
  • Employment Application (pdf version) (366 kb) - Open the application in Adobe Reader, Click Fill and Sign, and then Add Text.  Once completed, save the application and send it by email

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.