All permanent positions with the State of South Dakota are handled by the SD Bureau of Personnel (BOP). BOP posts new job openings online each Tuesday and Friday and accepts applications only when a job vacancy has been announced. Hard copies of the announcements and application forms can also be found at any South Dakota Career Center or the Bureau of Personnel office.

To view a brochure with information on careers with the Department of Corrections and our other agency partners, click here.

To view more information on becoming a Correctional Officer, click here.

To view Frequently Asked Questions about the work of Correctional Officers, click here.

To view the current state job listing, click here.

To apply online, visit the Bureau of Human Resources website.