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Delaware Department of Correction

Our Top Priority is to Ensure Public Safety

We are Delaware's largest Law Enforcement agency with over 2,500 employees. Our five levels of supervision for offenders are part of a unified correctional system with all correctional facilities and institutions falling under the jurisdiction of the State. The Delaware Department of Correction supervises about 7,000 inmates in its four adult correctional facilities and approximately 17,000 probationers in the community.

When you join the State of Delaware Department of Correction, you will find tremendous promotional opportunities along with the possibility of becoming a member of one of our specialized teams such as the Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT), Quick Response Team (QRT), Escape Recovery Team (ERT), K-9 Unit, and Court and Transportation.

We are in search of career-oriented candidates that are committed to making a difference in the lives of others. Our mission to protect the public by supervising adult offenders through safe and humane services and programs is only possible through the combined efforts of our dedicated Department personnel:

  • Administrative Personnel
  • Computer Programmers/Analysts
  • Correctional Officers (including Food Service & Maintenance)
  • Counselors
  • Medical Professionals
  • Probation and Parole Officers
  • Trades Instructors
  • Trainers

Please visit the Delaware Department of Correction website for more information or contact our recruiters at 302-857-5298.