Employment Opportunities


The Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center in Williamsburg, VA is seeking experienced direct-care detention specialists to work in a secure therapeutic detention setting for at-risk youth. 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. 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 teens required. Requires a background investigation to include criminal history, child protective services, sex offender registry records checks, and physical exam with drug test. Starting Salary $35,917+ based on education and experience and full benefits. Obtain the application online at www.merrimac-center.net. Fax completed resume with application to (757) 887-0340 or email to frontdesk@merrimac-center.net.

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Woodward Building
877 General Puller Hwy.
Saluda, VA. 23149