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Working with the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention

The Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention (DAJD) offers rewarding careers with competitive pay, strong benefits, and opportunities for advancement.

Interested in a Corrections Officer career? Visit our hiring event

Interested in a corrections career?

Hiring event - Friday, March 15, 2024

10 AM to 2 PM

Maleng Regional Justice Center (MRJC)

620 West James Street Kent, WA 98032 Map it

Please register here!

Corrections officers

Corrections officers work at King County's two adult jails, the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle and the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. Learn more.

Juvenile detention officers

Juvenile detention officers work at King County's youth detention facility inside the Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center in Seattle. Learn more.

Non-uniformed personnel

DAJD employs people from many different professional backgrounds. We offer careers in casework, food services, payroll, administrative roles, and more. Learn more.

Benefits and other information about working with DAJD

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

Senior management team

Learn about or contact DAJD's senior management team.