Careers That Matter

Click HERE to Learn More About Becoming a Youth Behavioral Specialist
Note: The Department of Public Safety cares about the health and safety of its employees. Staff and visitors adhere to CDC and N.C. DHHS safety guidelines regarding COVID-19. 

Those entering all North Carolina correctional facilities are subject to a search of personal items and a pat/frisk search prior to entering the facility’s visitation area. Tobacco and cellphones are prohibited.

    Contact a NCDPS Recruiter

  • Competitive salary    
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • 14 days paid vacation and 12 days paid sick leave with unused rollover
  • 12 days paid holiday
  • Defined state benefit pension program

DPS Hires

Correctional Officers
Healthcare Professionals
Mental Health and Behavior Specialists
IT Professionals
Juvenile Court Counselors
Law Enforcement Officers
Planning and Operations Staff
Administrative Staff
Probation/Parole Officers/Assistants
Social Workers
Special Agents
Education Professionals/Teachers
Youth Counselor Technicians