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Virginia Department of Corrections
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Corrections Officers
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Post Date:Jul 05, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:- n/a -Salary:- n/a -
Location: US - Virginia - Richmond Job Reference:- n/a -

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Corrections Officers contribute to the agency’s public safety mission by providing for the safety and security of the public, staff, and offenders by 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 offender needs.

Officers provide security over adult offenders at the institution and while in transport; supervise the daily activities of offenders while observing and recording their behavior and movement to ensure their safe and secure confinement. They interact with the visitors, staff, offenders and public to maintain orderly and secure operations.

HS Diploma/GED equivalent. Valid Driver’s License. Demonstrated ability to read & comprehend workplace policies & procedures & to prepare workplace reports & documentation. Ability to lawfully possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of VA.
Stable employment history. Military or related criminal justice experience. Coursework at a community college, college, or university. Prefer individuals at least 21 yrs old. Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.


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Virginia Department of Corrections

State/Province: Virginia
Country: United States
Email: Brandis.Ruffin@vadoc.virginia.gov

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