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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 $2,255/mo.

Food Service Worker
Monthly Salary Range $1,385 - $2,215

Nursing

Probation Parole Officer
PP1 entry salary $2,256/mo.
PP2 entry salary $2,486/mo.

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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.

Educational Internship Program

The Tennessee Department of Correction is currently accepting applications for our Spring Internship Program.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, December 11, 2015.

Application (Word version)

Application (Pdf version)


Contact Us

Feel free to call us at 615.253.8239 or write to:

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.

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