McDowell County Comission
West Virginia

Applicants must have a valid Driver License, Diploma or GED;
as well as a phone number where you can be reached.

Requirements for employment:

All applicants will be required to take a pre-employment exam
At this time you will be asked to produce a copy of your drivers license, social security card, diploma/GED and a selective service card (18-25).

Submit to a personal background and NCIC check.

All applicants are required to submit to a urinalysis, psychological exam, physical and pass a physical agility test.

McDowell County Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

McDowell County Correctional Facilities
Expanding Work Force and Programs!

Job Postings (Application Instructions Follow):

Correctional Officer I: requires high school diploma or GED.

Inspector III:  View job posting here.

Please check the bulletin board in the main lobby for the postings of Corporal, Sergeant and Lieutenant positions!!!!
Application Instructions:

Click below to open employment application.
  • If you are using a Desktop Email Application such as MS Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail,....
    • Fill out the employment application fully, then click the "E-Mail Form" Button.
  • If you are using a web-based mail service such as Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail,....
    • Fill out the employment application fully, save a copy to your computer, then attach it to an e-mail and mail to Melissa.L.Lafferty@wv.gov
(Application Requires Adobe Reader 8 or higher)
Download It HERE
Click HERE for a list of BENEFITS