Corrections Officer

Full Time | Sussex, VIRGINIA | 12 days | Deadline: 18 Sep 2020
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Job Summary

Full Time
Sussex

Job Description


Working Title
Corrections Officer Hiring Event on Sept. 24th - Sussex I State Prison & Sussex II State Pris  
Role Title
Security Officer III - 69113  
Job Open Date
09/14/2020  
Job Close Date
Jobs close at 11:59pm EST/EDT.

09/18/2020
Job Type Detail
Definition

Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1  
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?
No  
Hiring Range
$33,394 - $36,394  
Agency
Sussex 2 State Prison (734)  
Agency Website
Click Here to Apply  
Location
Sussex - 183  
Sublocation
 
Position Number
69113  
Job Posting Number
1070234  
Does this position have telework options?
No  
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference
Yes  
Type of Recruitment
Definition

General Public - G  
Job Type
Definition

Full-Time (Salaried)  
Pay Band
03  
Job Description
Application and/or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia's Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. Sign on bonuses of $4,500 will be offered to the first 70 CO new hires who sign a two (2) year tenure agreement. Sussex I & Sussex II State Prisons will be having a one day Corrections Officer Hiring Event on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at the facility from 9:00 am ? 3:00 pm. Qualified applicants will be invited to attend this one day event after successfully applying for this position. During this event, applicants can expect to complete the interview, background processing and, if successful, could leave the facility with a contingent job offer. Bring Driver's License, Social Security Card, Highest Degree/Diploma/GED, and for military candidates the DD-214 Member 4. Online applications must be received BY 11:59 pm on September 18, 2020. 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. Please Note: 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 Certification. #COVAentryleveljobs  
Minimum Qualifications
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 Virginia.  
Preferred Qualifications
Stable employment history. Military or related criminal justice experience. Coursework at a community college, college, or university. Prefer individuals at least 21 years old (a waiver may be provided by the Unit Head for individuals 18-20 years old). Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.  
Special Requirements
APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE PRIOR TO ATTENDING HIRING EVENT. ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM ON September 18, 2020. All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority. Candidates for this position must complete the Basic Corrections Officer training program, which includes: ? Rigorous physical exercise that consists of various cardiovascular, strength building and stretching exercises. The candidate will be expected to run 1 mile, participate in organized physical training sessions and complete an obstacle course that includes sprinting, jumping, crawling and dragging a weighted object. ? Qualification with all firearms currently authorized for use by the Virginia Department of Corrections. ? Exposure to various riot control agents. ? Participation in extensive hands-on defensive training. ? CPR and First aid training. ? Multiple written tests including multiple choice, fill in the blank, computer based testing and short essay style questions.  



Special Instructions to Applicants
CORRECTIONS OFFICER HIRING EVENT ? Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 9:00 am ? 3:00 pm. Qualified applicants will be invited to attend this one day event after successfully applying for this position. The anticipated hiring range for this position is $33,394 ? $36,394; based on relevant experience. Application and/or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia's Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and/or résumé. RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to ?Your Application?? in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position. This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times. 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 Virginia Employees Only), MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé. The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request. AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ALL ENCOURAGED TO APPLY  
Optional Applicant Documents
Resume
Cover Letter
 
Required Applicant Documents
 
Contact Information
 
Name
Human Resources  
Phone
804-834-9967  
Fax
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