Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of others?
- Protect the public, our staff and those in our charge.
- Provide Opportunities for positive change and success.
- Promote, inform and educate others about our programs and successes.
- Partner and collaborate with community service providers and other criminal justice entities.
Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Division of Adult Institutions; is seeking highly motivated individuals who are interested in a career in criminal justice to join our team.
We are currently hiring Correctional Officers for our Secure Correctional Facilities statewide. Apply now to be considered for one of the 2018 Correctional Officer Training Academies
- June 26, 2018
-July 9, 2018 - academy will be held at Red Granite Correctional Institution for candidates willing to work at high vacancy sites. First preference will be given to candidates wishing to work at Red Granite, Columbia (Portage), Dodge (Waupun), Waupun, Fox Lake, or Green Bay Correctional Institutions, or at St Croix (New Richmond) Correctional Center. If space is available after filling seats for these facilities, candidates for other institutions/centers will be considered.
- July 24, 2018
- August 21, 2018
- September 4, 2018
- October 16, 2018
Take a look at what it's like to be a DOC Correctional Officer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfNxxTH6u2M
Upon hire candidates will complete a paid seven-week pre-service training program which includes on-the-job training at a Correctional Institution. Meals and lodging will be provided during the pre-service training for those who reside more than 45 miles from our Madison Training Center located within in Madison. Training will focus on report writing, human/public relations, weapons familiarization, supervision of inmates, communication skills and standards of conduct.
Selected candidates new to state service will start at $16.00 per hour and will receive semi-annual increases of approx. $0.49/hour until reaching 24 months of service. Compensation for current or former State employees may vary and will be in accordance with applicable language in Statutes, Administrative Code, and the Compensation Plan.
*Add-on bonus of $1.00 for WCI and GBCI. Sign on bonus may be available for WCI.
Applicants interested in Waupun Correctional Institution (WCI) - apply under job code 18-01071
Here is a video of the Correctional Officer Training: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EqI2LONEnw