Job Opportunities

If you’re ready to find your next job opportunity, explore the options below. There are jobs available both in facility and resources to help you find a job once you’ve been released. Before applying for a job, be sure to examine the preparing for jobs resources on this site to ensure you are prepared for your best chances at landing the new role.

Job Opportunities – In IDOC Facilities

The Idaho Department of Correction offers many different work opportunities for people who are currently incarcerated. Common options that may be offered at your facility include:

  • Administration
  • Education
  • Food Service
  • Housing Assistance
  • Institutional Labor Detail
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance
  • Program Assistance and Facilitation
  • Recreation
  • Religious Activities

There are also opportunities in some of the IDOC Work Camps including:

  • Work Camp Administration
  • Work Camp Education
  • Work Camp Food Services
  • Work Camp Housing

Contact your case manager for more information about jobs at your facility and how to apply.

Job Opportunities—In the Community

There are many job posting boards and good sources of information for finding current job openings, but the best place to start is with the Idaho Department of Labor. Not only do they have an up-to-date listing of current job opportunities, but they also provide excellent resources to prepare you for applying. Explore their job preparation resources and then get started looking for job openings that might be a good fit for you!

Job Seeker Services Available Online:

  • Register for work via the internet at
  • Access local and statewide job listings 24 hours daily, 7 days a week
  • Receive job referrals by calling or emailing your requests to the Department of Labor
  • View local and statewide job listings
  • Access state and federal job sites
  • Identify wage ranges for specific occupations and other labor market information
  • Access career assessment tools
  • Discover more about the great state of Idaho and the available work opportunities