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Employee Benefits

Learn more about all the Employee Benefits for the Department of Juvenile Justice!

DJJ Featured Jobs


Juvenile Correctional Officers

A Juvenile Correctional Officer (JCO) provides secure care and supervision to youth who have been committed to the custody of DJJ or waiting for the disposition of their case from the Juvenile Court. 


Juvenile Probation/Parole Specialist I or II

A Juvenile Probation/Parole Specialist I (JPPS I) provides supervision, supportive counseling, case management and general treatment services to juvenile offenders in a field services setting. 


Food Service Workers

DJJ is looking for dedicated and reliable Food Service Workers for our secure facility cafeterias. A variety of duties are assigned in support of the overall mission of the department. 

SRO 2023

School Resource Officer

A School Resource Officer (SRO), under supervision, performs a full range of assigned law enforcement duties to maintain security and order in a detention facility educational setting.


Security Management and Response Teams (SMRT)

Under general supervision, SMRT members maintain custody and security of youth offenders while maintaining order in the juvenile facilities and communities.


Behavioral Health Specialist

A Behavioral Health Specialist provides services to youth including those of mental health, counseling, sexually harmful behavioral and substance abuse treatment.

Types of Careers

Law Enforcement / Court Services

P.O.S.T certified officers who supervise youth in facility settings or youth on probation. Come join our team.

Behavioral Health

To ensure positive behavioral intervention Behavioral Health professionals who provide services to youth inclusive of:

  • mental health
  • counseling
  • sexually harmful behavioral and substance abuse treatment


Certified teacher who provide instruction to youth within DJJ facilities.

Food Service / Housekeeping / Facility Maintenance

Facility professionals who assist in maintaining and ensuring compliance with food nutrition, cleanliness and overall preservation of DJJ facilities.


Human Resources

Contact the DJJ Talent Acquisition Team at 404-508-6500 for more information on career opportunities.