NYCDOC Matching Talented New Yorkers with Open Roles


East Elmhurst, N.Y. – The New York City Department of Correction will be providing candidates with insight into non-uniform positions with career paths in various divisions including –IT, Finance, Legal, Social Services and others – at their career fair on Saturday June 18th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brooklyn Borough Hall in Brooklyn. NYCDOC hiring managers will also be providing information on how to become a Correction Officer.


As the Department celebrates 120 years of serving the City of New York, the career fair provides an unprecedented opportunity to match talented New Yorkers with open positions.


“The Department of Correction is a major city agency with a workforce of more than 10,000,” said Commissioner Joseph Ponte. “Whether you’re a cook, an investigator, an instructor or attorney, we can use your skills. Each staff member plays a pivotal role in helping the Department run seamlessly. We are recruiting the most qualified and dedicated candidates for our team.”


More than 800 job seekers attended similar career fairs in May at York College in Queens, and at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn.


For more information about these or other recruitment events, please contact Malika L. Granville at


About the New York City Department of Correction

The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) provides for the care, custody, and control of persons accused of crimes or convicted and sentenced to one year or less of jail time.

The Department manages 12 inmate facilities, 9 of which are located on Rikers Island.  In addition, the Department operates two hospital Prison Wards (Bellevue and Elmhurst hospitals) and court holding facilities in each borough.

During Fiscal Year 2015, the Department handled over 67,000 admissions and managed an average daily inmate population of approximately 10,240 individuals.