Are you ready for a challenging new career?

Become a TJJD Juvenile Correctional Officer!

The Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) operates secure facilities and halfway houses throughout the State, and employs approximately 1,400 Juvenile Correctional Officers. If you want a good paying job with benefits, stability, promotional opportunities and the chance to perform challenging and important work, a Juvenile Correctional Officer position may be for you.

If you meet the eligibility criteria and are ready for a challenge, willing to learn, and prepared to work as a team member in a structured environment, we encourage you to consider employment as a TJJD Juvenile Correctional Officer.

The training you receive upon hire will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need.  Upon successful completion of our excellent pre-service and on-the-job training program, you will be offered 5 hours college credit at Navarro College.  What a great way to start your juvenile justice career!

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Benefits Include:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Group Life & Health Insuranc  for Employee
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Dental Programs
  • Free Meals While on Duty
  • Career Ladder for Advancement
  • Retirement Plan