Corrections Officer: St. Brides Correctional Center
Company: Virginia Jobs
Posted on: September 14, 2023
Title: Corrections Officer
Hiring Range: $44,100
Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin
Location:St. Brides Correctional Center
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) is looking for
motivated individuals interested in a career in public safety.
Corrections Officers are provided paid training, uniforms and the
opportunity to advance and grow a career while enjoying excellent
Corrections Officers contribute to the public safety mission by
providing for the safety and security of the public, staff, and
supervisees ensuring effective and safe custody and control along
with compliance with policy and procedure.
This is successfully accomplished through the use of evidence based
practices and principles that enhance effective communication
strategies and role modeling as part of collaborative
multi-disciplinary teams addressing supervisees needs.
Officers provide security over adult supervisees at the institution
and while in transport; supervise the daily activities of
supervisees while observing and recording their behavior and
movement to ensure their safe and secure confinement. They interact
with the visitors, staff, supervisees and public to maintain
orderly and secure operations.
High School Diploma or a GED equivalent.
Valid Driver's License.
Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend workplace policies and
procedures and to prepare workplace reports and documentation.
Ability to lawfully possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of
Ability to successfully complete all pre-employment requirements
which include medical screening, background check and drug testing
to include screening for marijuana use.
Stable employment history
Military or related criminal justice experience
Coursework at a community college, college, or university
Individuals at least 21 years old (a waiver can be provided by the
Unit Head for individuals 18-20 years old).
Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or
rsum is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application"
in your RMS account to check the status of your application for
If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the
Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated
safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug
screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require
possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver's License in the
performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers,
Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.
Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject
to a background investigation. Investigations may include
fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks;
employment verification; verification of education (relevant to
employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the
Probationary Period: All persons that are newly hired, rehired,
transferred, promoted, or demoted into a Corrections Officer
position must serve a new 12-month probationary period. This
excludes current Virginia Department of Corrections security
employees possessing an active DCJS Corrections Officer
Application Requirements: Application and/or rsum for this position
are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of
Virginia's Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should
be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position.
Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or rsums
will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is
based solely on the information received for this position from the
electronic application and/or rsum.
Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all
tobacco products is always prohibited on site.
Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement
Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue
Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management
(DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST
attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or
VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce
diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable
accommodations are available upon request.
VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive
preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and
other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click
here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program -
Virginia Department of Veterans Services.
Name: Human Resources
Email: EMAILED APPLICATIONS/RSUMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS
In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are
encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the
Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this
opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of
Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS),
or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans
are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their
disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their
Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of
Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with
Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at
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