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You’ve had jobs before, but what about a career? Working for the Wyoming Department of Corrections gives you the opportunity to discover what you can be and the chance to make a difference every day. Plus, you’ll do more than earn a living, you’ll build a foundation for your future with competitive pay, real benefits, and a 20 year retirement plan.

About the Job


Joining the Wyoming Department of Corrections means you can have a challenging, rewarding career and raise your family in a small town you’ll be glad to call home. Plus, you can explore the mountains, rivers, and trails of the Cowboy State and experience an outdoor lifestyle that offers opportunities to fish, hunt, camp, and more.

About our Locations


  • Paid professional training
  • Statewide opportunities
  • Access to outdoors and recreational activity
  • 20 year retirement
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Exceptional benefits

Upcoming Events

Correctional Officer Testing – Newcastle, WY, August 19, 2017

Your future starts here. Join us for testing at the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp 40 Pippin Road, Newcastle, WY 82701. Testing starts at 8:00 a.m. Pre-register with Marcia Romano at 307-746-4436, ext. 237...

Correctional Officer Testing – Lusk, WY, August 19, 2017

Discover the possibilities. Join us for testing at the Wyoming Women's Center, 1000 W. Griffith, Lusk, Wyoming. Testing starts at 8:00 a.m. Pre-register by contacting Officer Laura Vaselin at 307-275-0987...

Correctional Officer Testing – Rawlins, WY, August 25, 2017

Take the first step to your new career. Join us for testing at the Wyoming State Penitentiary, 2900 S. Higley Rd, Rawlins, Wyoming. Testing starts at 8:00 a.m. Pre-register with Stephanie Haldorson at 307-328-7409...


Become a Correctional Officer

Our correctional officers receive a comprehensive benefits package, great pay, and a job where they can really make a difference. If you’re looking for a stable career and a lifestyle that fits you and your family, then consider applying to be a correctional officer for the Wyoming Department of Corrections.


Other WDOC Job Opportunities

If you think becoming a Correctional Officer is not for you, we regularily hire the following positions:

  • Human Resources
  • Accounting & Business Management
  • Certified Teacher
  • Administrative Specialists & Clerical
  • Casework Specialist
  • Probation & Parole Agent
  • Records Specialist
  • Recreation Specialist
  • Food Service Supervisor
  • Trades Specialist
  • ReEntry Coordinator
  • Program Manager
  • Vocational Trainers
  • Mail Room Clerk