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The Department of Corrections currently employs over 8,000 employees

There are over 8,000 Department of Corrections (DOC) employees located in approximately 120 locationsAdobe PDF file across the state. The work accomplished by the DOC is of critical importance to Washington's goal of Healthy and Safe Communities . Department staff experience great satisfaction with the knowledge that their work contributes directly to safer communities and safer people.

As a DOC employee, you’ll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that includes a retirement plan, medical and dental benefits, and generous paid leave and holidays, as well as promotional opportunities, flexible scheduling options, tuition assistance, and much more!