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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 questionaire 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.

Below is a list of current vacancies throughout the state:

178125 Probation and Parole Officer (Memphis/Shelby Co.)
178131 Probation and Parole Officer 2 (Memphis/Shelby Co.)
178134 Probation and Parole Officer 2 (Memphis/Shelby Co.)
178135 Probation and Parole Manager (Memphis/Shelby Co.)
178089 Probation and Parole Officer 1 (Rutherford and Coffee Co.)
178093 Probation and Parole Officer 1 (Maury, Lawrence, Williamson counties)
178100 Probation and Parole Officer 1 (Madison, Fayette, Haywood, Tipton, Hardeman, McNairy, Chester counties)
178090 Probation and Parole Officer 1 Interim (Coffee Co.)
178094 Probation and Parole Officer 1 Interim (Maury Co.)
178101 Probation and Parole Officer 2 Program Specialized Unit (Madison, Hardeman, Fayette, McNairy, Tipton, Haywood, Chester counties)
178097 Probation and Parole Officer 3 Program Specialized Unit (Maury, Lawrence Williamson counties)
178192 Probation and Parole Officer 2 District 30 (Chattanooga/Hamilton, Cleveland, McMinnville counties)
178194 Probation and Parole Officer 2 Program Specialized Unit District 30 (Monroe County)
178196 Interim Probation and Parole Officer 2 District 30 (Chattanooga/Hamilton Co.)
178198 Interim Probation and Parole Officer 1 District 31 (Cookeville/Putnam Co.)
178199 Probation and Parole Officer 2 District 31 (Cookeville/Putnam Co.)
178248 Probation and Parole Officer 2 (Blount Co.)
178253 Probation and Parole Officer 2 Interim (Washington Co.)
178258 Probation and Parole Officer 2 Program Specialized Unit (Knox Co.)
178259 Probation and Parole Officer 2 Interim (Knox and Claiborne Co.)
178203 Probation and Parole Officer 2 (Davidson Co.)
178204 Probation and Parole Officer 1 (Davidson Co.)
178205 Probation and Parole Officer 3 Program Specialized Unit (Davidson Co.)

Click here to view the requirements and/or to apply for a current opening.  These positions will be open until August 27th.

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


Application

  • 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.