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Non-uniformed personnel jobs - Adult and Juvenile Detention

The Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention (DAJD) contributes to the public safety of the people of King County and Washington state by operating safe, secure, and humane detention facilities and community corrections programs.

Benefits of working for the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention

Employees of DAJD can receive generous time off, special benefits for veterans, and more.

The Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention (DAJD) employs people from many different professional backgrounds. We offer careers in casework, food services, payroll, administrative roles, and more.

Veterans are encouraged to apply. Learn more about the veteran experience working for the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention. 

Types of jobs

Each position at DAJD comes with outstanding benefits and chances to advance your career. View all the types of positions we offer: 

  • Administrative Specialist
  • Business and Finance Officer
  • Communications Specialist
  • Community Corrections Placement Specialist
  • Community Surveillance Officer
  • Community Corrections Caseworker
  • Cook/Baker
  • Corrections Program Specialist
  • Corrections Program Supervisor
  • Customer Service Specialist
  • Executive Secretary and Assistant
  • Fiscal Specialist
  • Human Resources Analyst
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Inventory Purchasing Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Personal Recognizance Investigator
  • Records Management Specialist
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Registered Nurse
  • Small Factory Food Services Supervisor
  • Training Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator

How to apply

If you are interested in working with DAJD, we encourage you to apply. 

  1. You will need to create a free account at If you already have an account, log into your account.
  2. Fill out the application. Completion of a King County employment application and a DAJD supplemental questionnaire is required. Online applications are preferred. Follow application instructions carefully. 

View open DAJD job listings

For more information, visit the King County jobs page.

For further assistance with the online application process, call NeoGov Customer Support toll free: 1-877-204-4442.


King County offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. Benefits include but are not limited to: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • ORCA transit pass
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid maternal, paternal, family and medical, and volunteer leave

Visit the King County benefits, payroll, and retirement page to learn more.