About Us


To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.


Current Job Opportunities

Merit Positions 10/14/2016

County listing for institutions

To apply for a position with the Department of Corrections, please visit the personnel website. For questions regarding Applications, Counseling, Testing, or Registers, please call Personnel Cabinet, (502) 564-8030.


How to Apply with DOC

For inquiries or help with the application process, contact the Recruitment Branch at DOC.Recruit@ky.gov or
call 502-564-4636.

DOC Job Classifications


Corrections Group (Code 2200)
Probation & Parole Group (Code 6301)

Class Title Pay Grade
Correctional Officer 09  *Special Entrance Rate*
Correctional Sergeant 10
Correctional Lieutenant 11
Correctional Captain I 12
Correctional Captain II 13
Correctional Farm Operations Technical Advisor 12
Correctional Farm Manager I 13
Correctional Farm Crew Leader 10
Correctional Industries Production Coordinator 12
Correctional Industries Production Supervisor 14
Correctional Industries Operations Manager 15
Offender Information Specialist 11
Offender Information Supervisor 13
Offender Information Administrator 15
Corrections Recreation Leader 12
Corrections Recreation Program Supervisor 14
Classification and Treatment Officer I 12
Classification and Treatment Officer II 13
Classification and Treatment Supervisor 14
Corrections Program Administrator 15
Jail Services Specialist 14
Jail Consultant 15
Corrections Unit Administrator I 14
Corrections Unit Administrator II 15
Deputy Warden 17
Probation and Parole Officer I 12
Probation and Parole Officer II 13
Probation and Parole Officer IV 14
Probation and Parole Officer III 13
Probation and Parole District Supervisor 15

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