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March 04, 2024

State Prison to host hiring event June 8th in Taylorsville

The Department of Public Safety will host hiring events on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. for correctional officer positions at four locations throughout western North Carolina. Alexander Correctional, Avery-Mitchell Correctional, Burke CRV, and Craggy Correctional invite candidates for interviews and will provide same-day offers to those who qualify. Candidates interested in working at Mountain View Correctional may interview at Avery-Mitchell Correctional.

Computers will be available for candidates to complete applications on-site, but candidates are strongly encouraged to complete applications online before attending. Positions at the facilities receive a North Carolina state benefits plan including medical insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, state retirement pension, 12 paid holidays and paid training.

Candidates who are unable to attend one of these events can contact a recruiter at for information on future hiring events.

Staff and visitors must adhere to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services safety guidelines regarding COVID-19, so mask-wearing is required. Visitors will also be subject to a search of personal items and a pat/frisk search prior to entering the facility’s visitation area. Tobacco and cellphones are prohibited.

* Alexander Correctional Institution, 633 Old Landfill Road, Taylorsville, NC.
* Avery-Mitchell Correctional Institution, 600 Amity Park Road, Spruce Pine, NC.
* Burke CRV, 5161 Western Avenue, Morganton, NC.
* Craggy Correctional Center, 22 Canoe Lane, Asheville, NC.

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