SALARY: The entry level salary is $2,071.00 monthly/$24,852.00 yearly. Equipment and uniforms will be furnished. One meal will be furnished for each shift worked.
CLASS SPECIFICATION (in pdf format)
A test is not given for this position. Once interviewed and if accepted for the correctional officer position, you will receive training at the Tennessee Correction Academy.
Interested applicants should contact the facility of their choice. Applications for Davidson County facilities should be mailed to:
Tennessee Department of Correction
ATTN: TDOC Recruiter
3rd Floor, Rachel Jackson Building
320 6th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0465
You may view the facility locations on the state prisons web page. Once you select the facility where you would like to apply, view the contact information below:
Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (formerly Southeastern Tennessee State Regional Correctional Facility) (423) 881-3251, ext. 2200
Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex (615) 350-3361, extension 1314
Lois M. DeBerry Special Needs Facility (615) 350-2700, extension 2808
Mark H. Luttrell Correctional Complex (901) 531-1807
Morgan County Correctional Complex (423) 346-1301
Northeast Correctional Complex (423) 727-7387, extension 1177
Northwest Correctional Complex (731) 253-5125
Riverbend Maximum Security Institution (615) 350-3100, extension 3115
Tennessee Prison for Women (615) 741-1255, extension 7215
Turney Center Industrial Complex (931) 729-5161, extension 2070
Turney Center Industrial Complex - Annex (931) 676-3345, extension 1130
West Tennessee State Penitentiary (731) 738-5044, extension 2227
Print a copy of the application (pdf format).