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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They hire everyone, except felons and people who associated with gangs

Answered - Correction Officer (Former Employee) - Sussex 1 State Prison, Waverly, VA

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Beware of politics

Answered - FARM MANAGER, PAMUNKEY FARM (Former Employee) - Hanover, VA

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Obtain a BS degree in Social Work.

Answered - Probation Officer (Former Employee) - Accomac, VA

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To search your job duties first and talk with individuals that do the job everyday.

Answered - Virginia Department of Corrections (Current Employee) - State Farm, VA

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Be honest during interview.

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

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To be confident in him/herself

Answered - Correctional Officer (Former Employee) - Haynesville, VA

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Present your best game and you will have a good chance in getting a good job there. They offer good growth if you want it.

Answered - Food Service Director (Former Employee) - virginia

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Although I found this teaching environment very rewarding, it is not for the faint of heart nor anyone who lacks compassion and strong moral values.

Answered - Adult Special Education Instruction/Teacher (Former Employee) - Sussex County, VA

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