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Correctional Officer Jobs near West Springfield, VA

Job Title: Correctional Officer

Location: West Springfield, Virginia

Date Posted: October 23, 2023

Valid Through: November 15, 2024

Phone Number: 804-892-4569

Reach out to the recruiter today via text message.

Job Description:

Elevate your career by joining the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) as a Correctional Officer, becoming an invaluable team member entrusted with upholding safety and security within correctional facilities across Virginia. We are deeply committed to making a positive impact on our communities and are excited to offer a substantial $6,000 hiring incentive to those who share our passion for this noble mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety and security of inmates, staff, and visitors in correctional facilities.

  • Supervise and oversee inmate activities, including vigilant monitoring of daily routines and behavior.

  • Conduct security inspections and searches to prevent the introduction of contraband.

  • Enforce regulatory guidelines while maintaining a demeanor of respect and fairness.

  • Contribute to crisis management, emergency response, and conflict resolution.

  • Thoroughly report and document incidents and activities as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (some roles may require further education).

  • U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation and drug screening.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Physical fitness and the ability to undergo training in self-defense and firearms handling.

How to Apply:

Check your eligibility by filling out our "See If You Qualify" form at: or initiate contact with our recruiter by sending a text message to 804-892-4569. When texting, please provide your name and city of residence. The recruiter will respond within 24-48 hours.


Correctional Officer salaries in Virginia typically range from $42,000 to $46,000 per year, depending on the specific role and location.

About VADOC:

The Virginia Department of Corrections is firmly committed to maintaining the highest standards of safety, security, and rehabilitation within our correctional facilities. We value diversity, integrity, and an unwavering dedication to public service. Joining our team means making a significant and meaningful contribution to your community's well-being.

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