Correction Officer Jobs in Virginia

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State Farm Insurance Companies - Goochland, VA
Special Requirements All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen....
2 days ago
Div of Community Corrections - Rockingham, VA
Corrections Officers contribute to the agencys public safety mission by providing for the safety and security of the public, staff, and supervisees by ensuring effective and safe custody and control...
1 day ago
Central Region Corr Fld Unit - Richmond, VA
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...
7 days ago
VA Corr Center for Women - Goochland, VA
Corrections Officers contribute to the agencys public safety mission by providing for the safety and security of the public, staff, and supervisees by ensuring effective and safe custody and control...
8 days ago
State Farm Correctional Center - Goochland, VA
Corrections Officers contribute to the agencys public safety mission by providing for the safety and security of the public, staff, and supervisees by ensuring effective and safe custody and control...
8 days ago
Virginia Department Corrections - Gretna, VA
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...
11 days ago
Virginia Department Corrections - Richmond, VA
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...
11 days ago
Virginia Department Corrections - Farmville, VA
FREE Uniforms 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...
11 days ago
Virginia Department Corrections - Chesapeake, VA
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...
11 days ago
Virginia Department Corrections - Crozier, VA
FREE Uniforms 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...
11 days ago
Prince William County Government - Manassas, VA
. $3000 Signing Bonus (DCJS Jail Officer Certified) Credit for prior Jail Officer or Correctional Officer experience Military Experience Bonus Education Bonus Language Stipend Pay (testing required)...
14 days ago
St. Brides Correctional Center - Chesapeake, VA
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...
14 days ago
Danville Community College - Gretna, VA
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...
16 days ago
Department Of Justice - Jonesville, VA
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
16 days ago
Wise, VA
Special Requirements All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen....
17 days ago

Demographic Data for Virginia

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Virginia

This is the average annual salary for Correction Officer jobs in Virginia as reported by the BLS.

$42,279

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 (29.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.3%)
  • 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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