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

Deputy Director
Juvenile Detention 
Quality Assurance / Training Manager- Juvenile Detention

Merrimac Center, a secure juvenile detention center located in Williamsburg Virginia is seeking a Deputy Director responsible for assisting the Director in all aspects of the detention centerís operations. This executive-level professional position performs difficult and complex tasks related to all programming and various support components required for the daily operation of the center including supervision of shift supervisors, line staff, medical services, and other support services. Serves as backup in the absence of the Director. This position is on call 24 hours a day, serves in the Administrator On-Call rotation, and is required to be reached by telephone. Requires the ability to work a flexible work schedule. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Executive Director. A bachelorís degree in a related field and four years of professional experience in an adolescent residential facility as well as three years in an administrative or supervisory capacity required. Masterís degree preferred. Any combination of education and experience listed above to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable. Acceptable background investigation, physical, and drug screen required. Starting Salary: $54,396 based on education and experience. 

Closing date October 8, 2014, 5PM

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application found on the left side panel to msawyer@merrimac-center.net or send to Merrimac Center, Attn: Mike Sawyer, 9300 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Merrimac Center, a secure juvenile detention center located in Williamsburg Virginia is seeking a Quality Assurance/ Training Manager responsible for ensuring the facility policies and procedures are consistent with applicable state, local and federal regulations and standards. This high-level professional position is also responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive Quality Assurance Program monitoring and reporting on the performance and effectiveness of facility operations and programs. Plans, develops and maintains a comprehensive training program that meets all state and federal requirements. This position is on call 24 hours a day, serves in the Administrator On-Call rotation, and is required to be reached by telephone. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Executive Director. A bachelorís degree in criminal justice, psychology, social work, corrections or other related social/human service field and four years of professional experience in the field of juvenile justice, criminal justice, social services or human services providing some level of quality assurance required. Masterís degree preferred. Any combination of education and experience listed above to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable. Acceptable background investigation, physical, and drug screen required. Starting Salary: $51,501 based on education and experience. 

Closing date October 8, 2014, 5PM

Send resume, cover letter, and Merrimac
application found on the left side panel to msawyer@merrimac-center.net or send to Merrimac Center, Attn: Mike Sawyer, 9300 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Transportation Counselor Position

The Merrimac Center, a juvenile detention facility in Williamsburg, is currently accepting applications for the position of part-time transportation counselor/driver. Position involves transporting youth to court hearings and medical appointments. Driver is responsible for the secure and safe transport of youth to and from these meetings. Shift work is primarily day shift but may include an occasional evening, weekend, or holiday. Experience working with at risk youth preferred. Requires maintaining a valid Virginia Driverís License, passing a background check, drug screen, and post-offer physical. Hourly rate $14.00. 

Applications available online on the left side panel, or may be picked up at the Merrimac Center (757)887-0225 and may be submitted in person or by email to kdobson@merrimac-center.net. EOE