Employment

Correctional Industries is an equal opportunity employer searching for qualified employees with varied backgrounds and skills. Our program operates businesses in 12 correctional facilities across the state of Washington producing quality goods and services to state organizations and non-profit groups. Employment with Correctional Industries means opportunities for advancement, the ability to change career paths without changing employers, and the chance to live in a wide range of communities, located in one of the country's most desirable states.


Opening Doors to Success

Correctional Industries and the Washington State Department of Corrections offer many exciting and rewarding Career Opportunities, while providing inmates with job training and experience. The Department of Corrections provides all the basic training necessary to work in a correctional setting, as well as more specialized training after you are on the job, and offers a great benefits package that includes:

  • Family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 12 days paid sick leave per year
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Retirement plan
  • Group life insurance plan
  • Tuition waiver at state colleges and universities
  • Complete compensation package
  • Up to 24 days paid vacation per year (depending on years of service)
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Deferred compensation
  • Dependent Care Assistance Program
  • 15 days paid military leave
  • Stable employment
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program
  • Moving expense reimbursement for hard-to-fill positions

Whether the work is inside a prison or in an administrative office, Correctional Industries' professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which inmates learn to make better choices that contribute to a safer society.