Personnel to Hold Territory-wide 4th Quarter Entrance Correction Officer Exams

Personnel Director Milton Potter. (2016 file photo from the V.I. Legislature)
Personnel Director Milton Potter. (2016 file photo from the V.I. Legislature)

In accordance with Virgin Islands law, testing for the rank of correction officer territory-wide will take place Oct. 23-25, according to Division of Personnel Director Milton E. Potter.

A candidate must have completed the 12th grade or possess a GED. The candidate must also possess or be able to obtain a Motor Vehicle Operator’s License; must be a United States citizen at least 20 years of age and not have reached his/her 46th birthday. Candidates must successfully pass the Civil Service Examination online, physical agility test, psychological exam and oral board interview. He or she must pass a comprehensive background check.

Deadline date: September 28
The testing dates: October 23-25

Note: All interested candidates must sign-up and submit a complete application package online at by 11:59 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. An online preparation manual and 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 sitting 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) from an accredited institution
• 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
• *Current/former police cadets who successfully completed established police cadet curriculum along with written verification from VIPD officials.

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.

The Division of Personnel is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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