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We have provided a list of questions and answers concerning specific areas related to employment, training and human resources. Please follow the links below for further information in regards to each of these areas.

Employment FAQs

Applying for a job with the Arkansas Department of Correction is a positive step toward a rewarding career with many opportunities for advancement. Listed below are some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) to help you with the application process.

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Contact: ADC Employment Recruitment
Phone: 1-833-ADC-TEAM

Where can I get an application for employment?

You must apply on line, through

Can I apply for positions online?

Yes, you can apply online for all vacant Department of Correction positions.

Can I use one application to apply for multiple positions?

The Department of Correction requires a completed state application for each position applied for. Also be advised that you cannot substitute a resume in lieu of a completed application.

Where can I turn in or mail an application for employment?

The Department of Correction no longer accepts paper applications. You must apply online at

How do I find out the qualifications for positions with the Department of Correction?

All qualifications are listed online with each position.

How long do I have to wait from my date of hire before applying for another position?

There is no waiting period to apply for other positions within the Department.

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Arkansas Department of Correction
6814 Princeton Pike
Pine Bluff, AR 71602
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