Employment Opportunities

 

You can download the fillable PDF EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION here.

 

**PLEASE NOTE**
In an effort to protect our applicants’ personally identifying information, you will not be able to fill out the Social Security Number or the Date of Birth fields on our electronic fillable PDF application. If selected to move forward in the hiring process, you will be requested to provide the information when an interview is scheduled. All completed BRRJA PDF applications can be emailed to ecalloway@brrja.state.va.us (download, save, and send as an attachment). All documents submitted electronically MUST BE SUBMITTED in a WORD or PDF format. Please feel free to attach a copy of your résumé as well when sending your application.

The Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. We thank you for your interest in becoming a part of our team!

 

Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions:

 

ASSISTANT SITE ADMINISTRATOR (CAPTAIN) – Amherst County Adult Detention Center

RESPONSIBILITIES: The initial post assignment for the position is Amherst County Adult Detention Center Site Administrator. Plans and organizes work schedules for correctional personnel, supervises the shifts for which he/she is responsible and ensures that the jail facility operates according to the S.O.P. Acts as Site Administrator in his/her absence.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent, have five (5) years experience in corrections with a minimum of three (3) years experience at the supervisory level, or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Health, dental, and vision insurance. VRS retirement, and 13 paid holidays. Flexible spending account and deferred compensation.
SALARY RANGE: $53,504 – 58,742
DEADLINE: Applications must be postmarked or received by 5 p.m. Monday, December 18, 2018

 

DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICE

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for planning and directing all levels of a large, centralized, cook/chill operation.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have extensive background and experience (minimum 5 years) in food preparation at a supervisory level for large groups of people, preferably in an institutional setting. Must be ServSafe certified or willing to obtain such certification as required by the Health Department. Must have a high school diploma or GED with college level courses in nutrition preferred. A combination of education and experience equivalent to these qualifications may be substituted. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Health, dental, and vision insurance. VRS retirement, and 13 paid holidays. Flexible spending account and deferred compensation.
SALARY RANGE: $45,000 – $55,000
DEADLINE: 11/17/2017 (DEADLINE WAS EXTENDED TO 11/21/17)

 

FOOD PRODUCTION WORKER – Lynchburg Adult Detention Center
(One (1) Part-Time and One (1) Full-Time Vacancies)

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.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Health, dental, and vision insurance. VRS retirement, and 13 paid holidays. Flexible spending account and deferred compensation.
SALARY RANGE: Part-time – Based on experience.
Full-time – $25,422 – $26,520
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – Amherst County Adult Detention Center, Lynchburg Adult Detention Center (full-time & part-time both sites)

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.  One year’s nursing experience preferred. Must be able to work evening shift 2 p.m.-10:30 p.m. and weekends. A drug screening and extensive background checks will be performed.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Stable work environment, 8 hour shifts, state employee benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, VRS retirement, 12 sick days and 12 vacation days, 13 paid holidays the first year of employment. We offer flexible spending accounts and deferred compensation and a uniform allowance. Certified Educational Units (12 yearly) for continuing education specific to correctional nursing, one of the fastest growing nursing specialties in the United States.
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, 20 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.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Health, dental, and vision insurance. VRS retirement, and 13 paid holidays. Flexible spending account and deferred compensation.
SALARY RANGE: $31,630
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED