Maintenance & Trade Careers

Multiple positions open across North Carolina!

The North Carolina Department of Adult Correction’s maintenance and tradespeople provide mechanical repairs and support for all of the agency’s buildings and operational systems. We employ engineers, plumbers, electricians, HVAC specialists, mechanics, construction workers, and more. These dedicated individuals keep our 53 prisons, warehouses, office buildings, and other facilities in good working order.

Why should you join our team?

If you enjoy working with your hands and taking on new challenges, the NCDAC might be the place for you. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, and we have multiple opportunities available across the state. NCDAC is also offering sign-on bonuses of up to $7,000, depending on the position.


  • Competitive salary with opportunities for annual increases
  • Health insurance starting at $25 a month
    •  Health, vision and dental insurance
  •  Paid leave
    • Vacation: 14 days, amount increases with service
    • Sick: 12 days
    • Holiday: 12 days
    • Other: civil, community service, family medical and illness, military, parental and voluntary shared
  • Overtime and shift premium pay
  • State pension retirement
    • Employee contribution: 6%
    • State contribution: 22.89%
  • Uniforms, footwear and outerwear provided
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible
    spending accounts
  • Training and growth opportunities

Explore the map below for opportunities.