9300 Merrimac Trail - Williamsburg, Virginia 23185 (757) 887-0225.

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The staff at Merrimac are the best of the best. We model excellent character and work ethic, and have a great influence on the residents. If you are searching for an "A+" type work environment, great co-workers, and a rewarding career, look to the right to see what employment opportunities we have available. We would like to hear from you.

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POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Cook Position

The Merrimac Center, a juvenile detention facility in Williamsburg, is seeking an experienced full time cook. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepares and cooks meals according to menus. Will operate standard and commercial kitchen equipment. Maintains kitchen according to sanitation and facility regulations. Works shifts (Flexible – but primarily 11:00 am to 7:00 pm) which includes weekends and holidays. The incumbent is deemed “Essential Personnel.” Work is performed in a secure detention facility and requires conformance to security policy and procedure.
Consistent dependability is a MUST.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: High School diploma (or equivalent).
Experience: Four years of cooking experience in school setting or comparable experience preferred. USDA experience a plus. 

Skills and Capabilities:
Service oriented.
Attentive to detail for quality performance.
Good communication skills (e.g., able to effectively respond to common inquiries).
Effective interpersonal abilities. Able to get along with diverse personalities; is tactful and professional. Team oriented approach. 

Requires a background investigation, child protective services check, and a physical exam with drug test. Competitive salary and benefits. Obtain the application online at www.merrimac-center.net or at the Merrimac Center at 9300 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185, (757) 887-0225, email or fax application to (757) 887-0340 or worris@merrimac-center.net.

Full-Time Counselor Position

The Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center is seeking experienced individuals to perform professional level work in a therapeutic program. Work includes supervision and direct care of youth, crisis intervention, individualized goal planning, and facilitation of group sessions in a cognitive behavioral training environment. This position works shifts on days, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred or an Associate’s Degree in a related field and three years of experience working with teens required. Requires a background investigation to include criminal history, sex offender registry records check, child protective services, and physical exam with drug test. Competitive salary and benefits. 

Obtain the application online at www.merrimac-center.net or by contacting the Merrimac Center at 9300 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185, (757) 887-0225, email or fax resumes with application to (757) 887-0340 or email to frontdesk@merrimac-center.net.

On-Call Counselor Position

The Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center is seeking experienced individuals to perform professional level work in a therapeutic program. We are currently seeking counselors for our on-call roster. Work includes supervision and direct care of youth, crisis intervention, individualized goal planning, and facilitation of group sessions in a cognitive behavioral training environment. This position works shifts on days, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred or an Associate’s Degree in a related field and three years of experience working with teens required. Requires a background investigation to include criminal history, sex offender registry records check, child protective services, and physical exam with drug test. Competitive salary.

Obtain the application online at www.merrimac-center.net or by contacting the Merrimac Center at 9300 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185, (757) 887-0225, email or fax resumes with application to (757) 887-0340 or email to frontdesk@merrimac-center.net.