The V.I. Division of Personnel will be testing for the rank of correction officer territory-wide.
To qualify, a candidate must have completed the 12th grade or possess an equivalency certificate; a candidate must also possess or be able to obtain a motor vehicle operator’s license. Candidates must be a United States citizen, at least 20 years of age and not have reached his/her 46th birthday. Candidates must successfully pass a civil service written examination, physical agility test, psychological exam, oral board interview as well as a comprehensive background check, according to a press release issued Tuesday by the Virgin Islands Division of Personnel.
The sign-up period for the testing is March 5-16. The testing dates are April 9-13.
The Candidate Preparation manual and online practice tests that simulate the full-length version of the exam are now available for a minimum fee.
The following candidates will be exempted from taking the written examination, but they are required to meet all other established criteria for qualification.
- Persons holding a degree in any field of study (associates and above) or have earned at least 60 college credits from an accredited institution (transcript must be verified)
- All honorably discharged veterans from any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces (DD214)
- National Guardsmen/Air Guard Reserve serving in specialized Military Police (MP) unit for at least two years in good standing
All applications are available online at the Division of Personnel website: www.dopusvi.org
For further information, contact Loretta David, personnel analyst on St. Thomas, at 774-8588 or Zolymar Garcia, personnel analyst on St. Croix, at 718-8588.