The division of Statewide Personnel Services better
serves the public by providing information concerning current job openings,
benefits, career paths, hiring procedures, and general data about MDOC
The MDOC, in conjunction with
the Mississippi State Personnel Board, has developed a program to expedite the
hiring process of correctional officers. The program is called Rapid Hire. Under the
Rapid Hire program, correctional
officer application packages are submitted directly to the MDOC for evaluation.
Provided positions are available, applicants are scheduled for the
interview/screening process that is held at all three major facilities.
If correctional officer openings are not available, applicants are notified and
applications remain on file for one year. If position openings become
available within that year, applicants who successfully pass the
interview/screening process are notified within two to three weeks with
If you have any questions,
please contact the Division of Personnel Services at (601) 359-5696 or fax at (601)