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Due to the impact of COVID-19 & recent CDC recommendations regarding travel, visitation will not be held for the Thanksgiving holiday (Thursday and Friday) at BCCX, MCCX, MLTC, & TCIX. Click here for FAQ's & Guidelines for Reopening Visitation & Volunteer Services at BCCX, MCCX, MLTC, and TCIX - Visitation will not be available for offenders housed in Unit 28 at BCCX - Visitation at these four sites is by appointment only.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19 - Visitation Is Currently Suspended At All Prisons, except BCCX, MCCX, MLTC, and TCIX.
TDOC Inmates COVID-19 Testing

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

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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 questionnaire included.   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 application, you may complete and submit a short form.

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 $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.




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.