The Department of Juvenile Justice employs approximately 1,700 classified and temporary employees in a variety of occupations. DJJ employees provide secure confinement for juvenile offenders committed by the court, provide community-based probation and parole services, and work with local community providers to meet the needs of juvenile offenders, their families, and their communities. The Department also provides staffing and support services for:
The Human Resources division’s mission is to lead, support and partner with the agency community in order to achieve workplace excellence.
The Department of Juvenile Justice operates efficiently and effectively due to the commitment of our employees who are truly the cornerstone of this agency. You too can make a difference in the lives of our youth, apply today.
Employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice enjoy an excellent benefit package. For more information, click on the links below:
DJJ is committed to hiring and retaining veterans throughout the organization as a part of our overall talent acquisition and retention strategy.
DJJ places special emphasis on recruiting the best candidates with security-related backgrounds for the Resident Specialist positions. Resident Specialists work with initiatives specifically designed to equip incarcerated youth with the skills needed to increase their opportunities for more successful and productive lives upon their release from direct care. Resident Specialist job announcements are posted quarterly; other DJJ employment opportunities are posted as the positions become available. To learn more about the DJJ correctional facilities, check the Residential Programs menu above.
DJJ offers competitive salaries which include consideration for related military experience. The comprehensive compensation package for classified employees includes an array of family-friendly benefits that include generous leave programs, health and life insurances, retirement programs, employee assistance and wellness programs.