The testing consists of a written exam and a physical ability test; the test is required for individuals interested in entering a career as a corrections officer
VANCOUVER – Clark County Jail Services is hosting a Corrections Career Testing event Sat., June 3. There will be two training sessions, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. The event will be at the Jail Work Center Facility, 5197 NW Lower River Road.
Space is limited and registration is required. To register visit the county’s website at https://clark.wa.gov/jail-services/corrections-officer-testing.
The testing consists of a written exam and a physical ability test. The test is required for individuals interested in entering a career as a corrections officer. Candidates who successfully complete the testing are eligible to move on to the next phase of being considered for employment which includes a comprehensive background check.
Anyone wishing to attend the testing event should wear athletic clothing and bring a bottle of water. Lockers will not be available. Electronic devices will be required to be turned off.
Corrections officers provide supervision, custody and care of inmates in the Clark County Jail. Duties include booking, searching and releasing inmates, monitoring jail access, courtroom security, inmate transport, inmate classification and work release.
Clark County currently is offering a $10,000 sign-on bonus for entry level corrections officers and $25,000 for lateral or experienced corrections officers. Learn more about a career at Clark County Jail Services at https://clark.wa.gov/jail-services/corrections-careers.
Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.
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