What is it like to work at Minnesota Department of Corrections?

2.7Work/Life Balance
3.8Compensation/Benefits
3.3Job Security/Advancement
2.7Management
2.8Culture
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Worked there several years
Written by Corrections Officer II (Former Employee) from Oak Park Heights, MN on July 11, 2018
This job has great benefits but depending on your position it can be dangerous. You are working with inmates and need to understand it comes w risks. There are new regulations and rules I do not agree with that feel sexist and also puts the Officer in more danger due to less segregation time for serious infractions. So before you join you need to understand - more ... the dangers before applying if its an Officer position you are pursuing. Advancement takes several years and can be faster if you have a degree. The job itself was amazing for several years but towards the end of my career it was going dow ... - less
ProsGREAT benefits, job security
ConsLack of safety, dangerous position
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