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Salary Range: $66,065-$81,252 Job Reference Number: SM001 Brief Description:

The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center (NVJDC), a secure regional juvenile facility is seeking an experienced Security Manager to assume leadership responsibility for the security department. The Security Manager’s primary duties are to ensure: the daily safety and security of the facility to include: the day-to-day operations of the security department, the welfare and social services needs of residents and training and supervision of subordinate personnel while ensuring compliance with federal, state and local standards and facility policies and procedures. This position serves as an Administrator on Duty (AOD). The Security Manager works under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree and five years of related demonstrative experience or any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree and five years of related experience. A total of ten (10) years of progressively increasing experience in a secure setting may be substituted for the education requirement. Candidate must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards.

A college degree is preferred. Experience in juvenile justice is preferred. Position requires exceptional leadership qualities, deportment and excellent managerial, organizational, communication and computer skills.

Additional Qualifications:

Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to successfully pass extensive background checks to include: VA State Police, FBI and Child Protective Services and a physical and drug test.

How to Apply:

For consideration, please submit a copy of your cover letter and resume by close of business, August 13, 2020. Job Reference Number: SM001. Email to:

To apply by mail:

Attention: JOB NUMBER SM001 NVJDC Attention: Human Resources 200 South Whiting Street Alexandria, VA 22304


The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time