The Vermont Department of Corrections is one of the largest Departments in state government with many career opportunities. Correctional Officers number more than 500 employees at nine correctional facilities throughout the state. Promotional opportunities are excellent here, beginning with Correctional Officer I entry-level positions. The Department is a fully integrated correctional services agency that includes detention, incarceration and community supervision. In addition to security, career opportunities exist in probation and parole as well as program and administrative support.