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Michigan Department of Corrections


Michigan Department of Corrections

The Michigan Department of Corrections is now hiring! 

Image of Corrections Officer taking the Oath of Office with text that reads: "Now Hiring Corrections Officers. Make up to $31.37/HR. Start Earning on day one."

Looking for a chance to make a difference in your community and earn a competitive wage with great benefits? The MDOC is hiring for a variety of positions across the state. The Michigan Department of Corrections is currently hiring Corrections Officers, Food Service Workers, Qualified Mental Health Professionals, Psychologists, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Skilled Trades, and more!  

Image of Recruitment Table at an MDOC recruitment event

Join Our Team

We have numerous open houses and hiring events taking place throughout the year.

Upcoming Recruitment Events
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In-Person Visiting

Be sure to stay up to date on our in-person visiting schedule.
In-Person Visiting
The second lowest recidivism rate in state history means over 6,100 of those who were paroled in 2020 successfully completed their incarceration and community supervision and did not return to prison for either a technical violation of parole or a new crime in the 36 months since their initial release.  
Michigan's Success Rate
The Vocational Village is a first-of-its-kind skilled trades training program that aims to provide a positive learning community for prisoners who are serious about completing career and technical education.
Vocational Village
The MDOC presents three awards annually: Corrections Officer of the Year, Agent of the Year, and the Director's Award. 
Award Recipients
The Michigan Department of Corrections developed an ambitious Strategic Plan to guide its goals and objectives to ensure it remains a national leader in corrections.
Strategic Plans
The MDOC Wellness Unit provides 24/7 crisis response, counseling and wellness strategies for department employees, retirees, and MDOC staff family members.
Wellness Unit