The staff at Merrimac are the best of the best. We model excellent character and work ethic and strive to have a great influence on our residents. If you are searching for an "A+" type of work environment, great co-workers, and a rewarding career, look below to see what opportunities we have available. We would like to hear from you!
ON-CALL TRANSPORTATION SPECIALIST POSITION
The Merrimac Center is currently accepting applications for the position of ON-CALL transportation specialist/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 Driver’s License, passing a background check, drug screen, and post-offer physical. Hourly rate $15.00.
Obtain the application online below or by contacting the center at 9300 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185, (757) 887-0225, fax resume with application to (757) 887-0340 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FULL-TIME YOUTH DETENTION SPECIALIST POSITION
The Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center, serving our community’s at-risk youth since 1997, is seeking dedicated, experienced, full-time Direct-Care Youth Detention Specialists to join our long-standing team of professionals. The Merrimac Center offers employees a competitive benefits package as well as on and off-site professional trainings, advancement and lateral growth opportunities, and job specific skill development, all while serving our community by providing rehabilitation, guidance, life and coping skills to our youth in a secure, therapeutic detention setting. Daily work includes the direct supervision and care of youth, behavior management, facilitation of cognitive behavioral group sessions, crisis intervention, assessment of emergency situations, and maintaining overall safety and security. See full job description here.
This position works rotating 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 youth/teens required. This position requires a background investigation to include criminal history, child protective services, sex offender registry records checks, and physical exam with drug test.
The Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center offers a competitive salary with semi-monthly payments starting at $1,400+ based on education and experience.
A summary of the full-time benefits package includes:
- Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Health Insurance/Dental Insurance
- Retirement Plan (Virginia Retirement System)
- Life Insurance
- Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Flex Benefits for Health Plan
- Health Savings Account
- School and Funeral Leave
Obtain the application using the link below. Scan and email completed resume and application to email@example.com or fax completed resume with application to (757) 887-0340.