Williams began his career at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in 1991. He transferred to GRCC in 1995 where he was promoted to sergeant and served on the CERT team. In 1997, Williams was promoted to Lieutenant. He was again promoted to Correctional Unit Administrator I in 1999 and became a Hostage Negotiator that same year eventually serving as the GRCC Hostage Negotiator Team Leader. In 2003, Williams was promoted to the position of Correctional Unit Administrator II. He is currently serving as the Western Region Negotiations Team Leader.
In 1999, Williams was selected as the GRCC Employee of the Year. He is also a current member of KCCD and has served as the GRCC-KCCD Chapter President.