Employment Opportunities

Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority employment applications are available at each site or may be downloaded below in a PDF file (Download Adobe Reader Here). The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Reporting Information form MUST be included with your application. No emailed applications accepted.

Employment Application

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Applications must contain an original signature and be mailed to:

Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority
P.O. Box 6078
Lynchburg, VA 24505
Attention: Human Resources

Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions:

 

DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position involves professional and skilled work requiring administrative, managerial and technical skills encompassing responsibilities for overseeing, directing and performing construction and maintenance work at all sites of the BRRJA.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have considerable technical training in maintenance related topics with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Architecture, or related field preferred; minimum 5 years experience (at supervisory level) in maintenance and center operation. Knowledge of correctional operations preferred. A combination of education and experience equivalent to these qualifications may be substituted. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license.
SALARY RANGE: $52,454 – $72,730
DEADLINE: March 7, 2017

 

HVAC / MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation, and alteration of BRRJA heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration systems, and related equipment. The Technician also performs preventative maintenance and routine service work at all facilities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent. Must have a minimum of five (5) years documentable HVAC experience at journeyman’s level. Must be CFC certified. Must be CFC Type 2 or Universal certified. Must possess a VA state HVAC journeyman or master’s license. A combination of education and experience equivalent to these qualifications may be substituted.
SALARY RANGE: $36,981 – $59,175
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

FOOD PRODUCTION WORKER – Lynchburg Adult Detention Center
(One (1) Part-Time Vacancy)

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for ensuring preparation of meals according to a preplanned menu, kitchen sanitation, and supervising inmate workers. Weekends and holidays are required. Must have experience in batch cooking and operate kitchen equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent, and have a valid Virginia driver’s license.
SALARY RANGE: Based on experience.
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – Amherst County Adult Detention Center

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the application and administration of nursing skills in the correctional facility.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent, or have completed an accredited nursing program leading to certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Must have a minimum of one year’s nursing experience; preferably in a correctional facility. Requires excellent assessment skills. Must be able to work evening shift 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. A drug screening and extensive background checks will be preformed.
SALARY RANGE: Depends on level of experience.
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – Lynchburg Adult Detention Center  (Part-Time Vacancies)

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the application and administration of nursing skills in the correctional facility.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent, or have completed an accredited nursing program leading to certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Must have a minimum of one year’s nursing experience and be able to work weekends. A drug screening and extensive background checks will be preformed.
SALARY RANGE: Depends on level of experience.
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

JAIL OFFICERS – All Sites

RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities are the care and security of inmates.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a U.S. citizen, 21 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent, and have a valid Virginia driver’s license. Drug screening and extensive background checks will be performed.
SALARY RANGE: $31,009
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED