Kentucky State Penitentiary


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.


For information on applying for employment at Kentucky State Penitentiary visit the Career Opportunities page of the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet's website.

For additional information about employment with the Department of Corrections, please visit the Department's Careers page.