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Career Opportunities

Become a Correctional Officer

The D.C. Department of Corrections is hiring Entry Level Correctional Officers.  You must meet all of the following requirements:

  • 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license & clear driving record
  • Three (3) years of general work experience or three (3) years of college level education
  • Pass Background Check
  • COPET Physical Agility Scoring Test

In order to apply, you must complete the Correctional Officer online application at careers.dc.govDistrict’s Careers Website

After completion of your online application, you will receive an email from DOCs Office of Human Resource Management with the Correctional Officer Package to complete and return via email to [email protected] or mail 3924 Minnesota Ave, NE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20019.


Other Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in learning of other employment opportunities with the DC Department of Corrections, please visit the DC Government Career Opportunities website and look under Agency, Corrections, Department of.