Employment Opportunities

You can download the fillable PDF EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION here.

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 from a desktop or laptop computer). All applications that are not downloaded and saved will result in a blank application when sent. 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:

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. One year of nursing experience preferred. Must be able to work day and evening shift 2:00-10:30 and some weekends. A drug screening and extensive background checks will be preformed.
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: Negotiable based upon level of experience.



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.