Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer
Western Virginia Regional Jail - Salem, Virginia

May 4, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Aug 4, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$37,000 annual
Academy Graduate:
$$38,500 annual

Job Description

 "*"Looking for a career with job security?

 "*" Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others?

 "*" Looking to make a good living, become more confident, and be a role model of strength and respect?

 "*" Is your work/life balance a problem?

 "*" Would you enjoy working only 13 days a month in a full-time position with awesome benefits?

 "*" Want to have access to affordable health, dental, vision & other benefits, including paid leave?

 "*" Would you like to retire at age 50 after only working 25 years?

 "*" Interested in working out before or after work for free in a workplace on-site gym?

 "*" Are you 20 years of age, with a high school diploma or GED, a US citizen, and can pass a background screening?

Additional Information

IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO THESE QUESTIONS, THEN IT’S TIME YOU JOIN OUR TEAM OF __++FEMALE ++__& __++MALE ++__CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS!

The position involves routine protective service work providing care and maintaining security for the inmates within the facility and processing inmates into custody.

Shifts are 12 hours on a rotating day/night, permanent day, or permanent night schedule, determined by the needs of the organization at time of hire.

STARTING SALARY: Annually $37,000/Hourly $17.79 (enhanced salaries available to those who hold current VA jail officer certification)

SALARY UPON GRADUATING FROM THE ACADEMY: Annually $38,500/Hourly $18.27

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED Equivalency
  • Experience: No experience needed... We train you!

Interested applicants must download & complete an application available online at http://www.wvarj.org/165/How-to-Apply.

The application can be directly submitted online or can be faxed to 540-378-3725, emailed to phaedra.ginger@wvarj.org, mailed to or dropped off at WVRJ, 5885 W. River Rd., Salem, VA 24153.

Info regarding the written & physical agility testing, as well as a list of disqualifiers, etc. can be found on our website as well.

Questions may be emailed to phaedra.ginger@wvarj.org or called in to 540-378-3726. EOE.

Contact Information

Phaedra Ginger

Western Virginia Regional Jail
5885 W River Rd
Salem, Virginia 24153
phone: 540-378-3726

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