Questions and Answers about Virginia Department of Corrections

Here's what people have asked and answered about working for and interviewing at Virginia Department of Corrections.

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What is the interview process like?

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2 interviews, both with panels

Answered - Probation and Parole Officer (Current Employee) - Franklin, VA

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The interview process is not that stressful. there is a physical agility test involved that makes some people reconsider, however anyone should be able to pass it.

Answered - Corrections Lieutenant (Former Employee) - Haynesville, VA

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The overall interview was very detailed; what to expect and not to expect. What to expect from the inmates and what they expected from you.

Answered - Correctional Officer (Former Employee) - State Farm, VA

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What you would do in specific situation.

Answered - LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)/Charge (Former Employee) - Fluvanna County, VA

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Typical State interview. there will be a panel of atleast 3 people. There will be a battery of general questions related to your field, and maybe a few scenarios mixed in.

Answered - Analyst (Current Employee) - Richmond, VA

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It takes 3-4 months just to get an interview, but once you make it to your 1st interview, you basically have the job so long as you can pass the PEAT test and are respectful.

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