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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Launch Your Career in Public Safety

As the largest state agency in the Commonwealth of Virginia, we offer a wide range of career opportunities in locations across the state. Whether you're an educator, healthcare professional, farmer, administrative professional, or security expert, there's a place for you on our team.

Join us and discover opportunities to develop your career and unlock your full potential!

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Hiring Events

The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) regularly hosts hiring events across the Commonwealth of Virginia. We are always seeking dedicated, hard-working individuals committed to public safety.

Upcoming Event Highlight

VADOC Hiring Event

  • Hiring Date
    Wednesday, May 29, 2024
  • Hiring Location
  • Hiring Time
    10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Hiring Position

    We'll be accepting applications for the following positions:
    Corrections Officer, Probation Officers

  • Hiring Building

    We are hiring for the following locations:
    Sussex State Prison Complex, Deerfield Correctional Center, Greensville Correctional Center, Lawrenceville Correctional Center

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  • 28
    May

    VADOC Hiring Event

    Hiring Location May 28, 2024

    Hiring Location Farmville Train Station
    510 W 3rd Street, Farmville, VA 23901

    Hiring Time 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Hiring Positions Types of Positions:
    Corrections Officers, Probation Officers

    Hiring Locations Locations Hiring for:
    Nottoway Correctional Center, Dillwyn Correctional Center, Buckingham Correctional Center

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  • 29
    May

    VADOC Hiring Event

    Hiring Location May 29, 2024

    Hiring Location Eastern Regional Office
    14545 Old Belfield Road, Capron, VA 23829

    Hiring Time 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Hiring Positions Types of Positions:
    Corrections Officer, Probation Officers

    Hiring Locations Locations Hiring for:
    Sussex State Prison Complex, Deerfield Correctional Center, Greensville Correctional Center, Lawrenceville Correctional Center

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  • 04
    Jun

    Central Region Expo

    Hiring Location June 4, 2024

    Hiring Location Sheraton Four Points
    9901 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23235

    Hiring Time 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Hiring Positions Types of Positions:
    Corrections Officer, Probation Officers, Food Service, Education

    Hiring Locations Locations Hiring for:
    Fluvanna Correctional Center, Virginia Correctional Center for Women, State Farm Correctional Center, Beaumont Correctional Center

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How To Prepare For The Event

  • What to Expect

    What to Expect

    Recruiters will be available to discuss job openings, career paths, benefits, and answer any questions you may have. Candidates should be prepared to be interviewed on the day of the event. If selected for employment, background checks, fingerprinting, drug testing, and medical screening will be carried out on the day of the event which may result in same day offers.

  • What to Bring

    What to Bring

    Please bring the following to the event:

    • A valid driver’s license
    • Proof of eligibility to work (social security card, birth certificate, or passport)
    • Proof of highest level of education (original diploma/degree documentation)
    • Military veterans (DD214 documentation)
  • What to Wear

    What to Wear

    Professional business attire is recommended.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding VADOC career opportunities, please reach out to the VADOC Talent Acquisition Team using the information provided below.

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