The Parole Division and the Board of Pardons and Paroles offer a variety of employment opportunities within the field of criminal justice. Institutional Parole Officers interview offenders prior to release and prepare offender Parole Case Summaries for review by the board of Pardons and Parole. Offenders released to complete their sentences in Texas communities are then supervised by District Parole Officers.
Institutional Parole Officer Positions
Vacancies for entry level Institutional Parole Officer positions under the Board of Pardons and Paroles are posted. To view current vacancies, select the TDCJ Job Search link from the upper right navigational menu. To apply for a posted position, applicants must submit the State of Texas Application for Employment, TDCJ Employment Application Supplement and required documents. Application forms may be obtained by selecting Download Application.
View additional information about Institutional Parole Officers.
District Parole Officer Positions
Vacancies for entry level District Parole Officer positions are not posted. A pool of applications for these positions is maintained in the Parole Central Human Resources Office. When a vacancy occurs, applicants from the pool are selected for interview. To apply for a District Parole Officer position, applicants must submit the State of Texas Application for Employment, TDCJ Employment Application Supplement, Parole Officer Statement of Availability and required documents to the following address:
Parole Central Human Resources Office
8610 Shoal Creek Blvd.
Austin, TX 78757
Phone: (512) 406-5242
Application forms may be obtained by selecting the Download Application link from the upper right navigational menu. View additional information about District Parole Officers.
View Parole Officer Salary schedule.