When you are scheduled for a testing date/time with HR, report to the WVRJ that day wearing comfortable clothing and have your photo ID/driver’s license with you. This process will take approximately 2 hours.
Check out the information below regarding the Written Test details for Correctional Officer applicants.
The test is divided into 3 basic sections: Math with 20 questions at 1 pt. each, Vocabulary with 14 questions at 1.43 pts. each, & Reading Comprehension with 20 questions at 3 pts. each. You must score at least 60 points to pass.
Math Example: There are 52 inmates ready to eat breakfast. Each inmate will get a cup, spoon, and tray. How many total items will be given out?
Vocabulary Example: (For each word in bold, choose the correct word closest to its meaning from 3 choices.) The inmate was considered indigent. (a-dangerous, b-destitute, c-an escape risk)
Reading Comprehension Example: (There are 6 descriptions of 60 inmates written out. There is also a list of Policies & Procedures. Then there is a series of questions about the inmates in regards to the policies.) Can an inmate take 3 showers during the week?