Correction Officer Jobs in Virginia

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Corrections Officer

  • Virginia Department Corrections
  • Buckingham, VA
  • 1 day ago
Ability to lawfully possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Preferred Qualifications Stable employment history. Military or related criminal justice experience....

Corrections Officer Wage/Wise Correctional Unit

  • Virginia Department Corrections
  • Wise, VA
  • 1 day ago
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...

Corrections Officer Wage/Wise Correctional Unit - W1801

  • Virginia Western Community College
  • Wise, VA
  • 20 hours ago
Corrections Officers contribute to the agencys 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...

Corrections Officer /Sign On - 69113

  • Virginia Western Community College
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 3 days ago
Ability to lawfully possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Preferred Qualifications Stable employment history. Military or related criminal justice experience....

Corrections Officer - 69113

  • Danville Community College
  • Buckingham, VA
  • 4 days ago
Ability to lawfully possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Preferred Qualifications Stable employment history. Military or related criminal justice experience....

Corrections Officer - W1801

  • Danville Community College
  • Wise, VA
  • 4 days ago
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...

Corrections Officer Sign On

  • Virginia Department Corrections
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 7 days ago
Ability to lawfully possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Preferred Qualifications Stable employment history. Military or related criminal justice experience....

Corrections Officer Sign On - 69113

  • Virginia Western Community College
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • 11 days ago
Ability to lawfully possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Preferred Qualifications Stable employment history. Military or related criminal justice experience....
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Armed Detention Officer- Active & Retired Law Enforcement/Corrections/Military Police

  • United Security Incorporated
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • 15 days ago
Armed Detention Officer- Active & Retired Law Enforcement/Corrections/Military Police (Operations) Charlottesville, VA, United States of America Back Apply Now Back Apply Now Overview We service our...
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Corrections Officer (Hiring Event/$6,000 Sign On Bonus) - #69113

  • Sussex I & Sussex II State Prisons Complex
  • Sussex, VA
  • 17 days ago
Ability to lawfully possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Stable employment history. Military or related criminal justice experience....

Correctional Officers

  • Lawrenceville, VA
  • 21 days ago
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Corrections Officer - 69113

  • Danville Community College
  • Buchanan, VA
  • 24 days ago
Corrections Officers contribute to the agency's public safety mission by providing for the safety and security of the public, staff, and supervisees by ensuring effective and safe custody and control...

Demographic Data for Virginia

Moving to Virginia? Find some basic demographic data about Virginia below.


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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Virginia

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Correction Officer positions


  • Virginia Department Corrections
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  • Danville Community College
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  • Us Capitol Police
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  • United Security Incorporated
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  • Virginia Western Community College
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  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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  • County of Roanoke Virginia
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  • Stafford County
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  • Staunton City & Schools
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  • Albemarle County Public Schools and Government
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.


Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Virginia offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers in Virginia
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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