Div. of Personnel Announces Territory-Wide Correction Officer Entrance Exams

Community Center Published On June 26, 2020 05:54 AM
Staff Consortium | June 26, 2020 05:54:30 AM

Dayna Clendinen, Director of the Division of Personnel and Winnie Testamark, Director of Bureau of Corrections, in accordance with V.I. Code Title 3; Chapter 25; Section 523, announce testing for the rank of correction officer territory-wide.  

All interested candidates must sign-up and submit a completed application package online at by 11:59 pm, Thursday, July 2.  The testing dates are schedule for July 20-24, 2020.

The online preparation manual and practice test that simulates the full-length version of the exam are free of charge to applicants as a complement of the Bureau of Corrections. Among other qualifications, candidates must successfully pass a Civil Service online examination, physical agility test, psychological exam, oral board interview, and a comprehensive background check.

The following candidates will be exempted from sitting the written examination, but 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 US armed forces (DD214).
  • National Guardsmen/Air Guard Reserve serving in specialized Military Police (MP) unit for at least two (2) years in good standing.
  • Current/former police cadets who successfully completed established police cadet curriculum along with written verification from VIPD officials.
  • Certified correction officers from any US jurisdiction correctional facility in good standing.


For further information or a complete list of qualifications, please contact Ms. Loretta David, Personnel Analyst II-STT at (340) 774-8588 or Ms. Zolymar Garcia Personnel Analyst II-STX at (340) 718-8588.


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