Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by Western Virginia Regional Jail
The Western Virginia Regional Jail is seeking Correctional Officer
Starting salary is $36,461. Enhanced salaries are available to those
who hold current Virginia jail officer certification.
The position involves routine protective service work providing care
and maintaining security for the inmates within the facility and processing
inmates into custody. Must be 20 years of age, must possess a high school
diploma or GED, be a US citizen, and be able to pass a background screening.
Entry level or DCJS certified opportunities available. Must be willing to work
12 hour shifts on a rotating day/night schedule, a permanent day schedule, or a
permanent night schedule, depending on shift availability at the time of hire.
Position offers competitive salary, VRS retirement, health, dental, and
vision, and other benefits, and paid sick leave/vacation. The WVRJ also has an
onsite employee fitness room.
Interested applicants must download and complete an application
available online at
Applications can be submitted online, faxed to , emailed to
, mailed to or dropped off at WVRJ, 5885 W. River Rd.,
Salem, VA 24153.
Information regarding the written and physical agility testing, as well
as a list of disqualifiers, etc. can be found on our website as well.
Questions may be emailed to Category: Protective Service , Keywords: Detention Officer