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Veteran Employment Opportunities 

Correctional Officer Positions

Military veterans who wish to apply for a Correctional Officer position are exempt from taking the CO pre-employment test.

Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application for Employment and the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282) or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598).

Veterans may hand carry the completed application and all required documents to Human Resources Headquarters in Huntsville for an immediate interview.

You may also fax or mail your documents to:

  • TDCJ – Human Resources Headquarters
  • Attn: Tyrone Welch, Veterans Liaison
  • 2 Financial Plaza, Suite 600
  • Huntsville, TX 77340
  • 936-437-3111 (fax)

Once your documents are reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Veterans are encouraged to attend a pre-employment screening at any location to schedule an interview.

Veteran Resources:

For additional information, please call (936) 437-4098 or 1-877-WORK-4-TX.

Page updated: 04/16/2021