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 06/24/2016

Full-time Merit Positions for Correctional Officers are available on Personnel's website and are for immediate fill positions.

County listing for institutions

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

DOC Job Classifications


Corrections Group (Code 2200)
Probation & Parole Group (Code 6301)
Link to Salary Schedule

For more employment information, go to http://personnel.ky.gov/employment/.

Title Code Class Title Pay Grade
2201 Correctional Officer 09
2202 Correctional Sergeant 10
2203 Correctional Lieutenant 11
2205 Correctional Captain I 12
2207 Correctional Captain II 13
2208 Correctional Officer Recruit 08
2210 Correctional Farm Operations Technical Advisor 11
2211 Correctional Farm Manager I 13
2212 Correctional Farm Manager II 13
2213 Correctional Farm Crew Leader 09
2221 Correctional Industries Sales Representative 10
2223 Correctional Industries Supervisor 12
2224 Correctional Industries Operations Supervisor 12
2225 Correctional Industries Operations Manager 15
2230 Offender Records Specialist 09
2231 Offender Records Supervisor 11
2233 Offender Records Administrator 14
2236 Corrections Recreation Leader 11
2238 Corrections Recreation Program Supervisor 14
2241 Classification and Treatment Officer I 11
2243 Classification and Treatment Officer II 12
2245 Classification and Treatment Supervisor 14
2247 Corrections Program Administrator 15
2255 Jail Services Specialist 14
2256 Jail Consultant 15
2258 Corrections Unit Administrator I 13
2260 Corrections Unit Administrator II 14
2262 Deputy Warden II 16
2263 Deputy Warden III 17
6301 Probation and Parole Officer I 12
6302 Probation and Parole Officer II 13
6303 Probation and Parole Officer IV 14
6304 Probation and Parole Officer III 13
6305 Probation and Parole District Supervisor 15

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