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Division of Personnel Schedules Correction Officer Exams for April

USVI Division of Personnel

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. 

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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.

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