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Careers at IPI

As with any business, IPI depends on its quality workforce to provide our customers with the superior products and service they deserve and expect. IPI employees are experienced in their fields, dedicated to customer service, and committed to producing quality products.

IPI staff are instrumental in providing incarcerated individuals with the opportunity for Building Brighter Futures. Many of IPI's employees work within the walls of Iowa's correctional institutions, training incarcerated workers in a variety of skills and supervising their work. But it's more than just job skills that incarcerated individuals learn from IPI staff; it's also self respect, respect for others, work ethic, and job satisfaction. IPI staff make a difference in incarcerated men and women's lives each and every day. IPI's work training programs are one of the most successful programs in reducing recidivism - the likelihood that a released individual will return to prison. Since more than 90% of Iowa's prison population will eventually be released, the work training programs of IPI are vital to the safety and security of Iowa.

IPI employs a diverse staff in a variety of positions. Types of careers offered at IPI include:

  • Shop Technicians
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Purchasing
  • Managers & Supervisors
  • Delivery and Installation
  • Administrative / Customer service

Interested in working for IPI and assisting incarcerated inmates in Building Brighter Futures? Current job openings at IPI are posted on Iowa’s Department of Administration - Human Resources web site. IPI employees are eligible for all State of Iowa employee benefits; please visit the DAS Human Resources web site for information on these benefits. IPI employees are also covered by the AFSCME-State of Iowa Collective Bargaining Agreement. Applications for open positions must be submitted through the DAS web site as directed for each individual job opening.