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:

 

NETWORK TECHNICIAN

RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs professional and administrative work in managing networked computer systems for the Authority. Primary duties are planning, installing, configuring, and managing computer workstations, printers, and related network devices along with supporting applications and software utilized on these workstations. Must be proficient in local area networking, cabling, and highly skilled in the management of Microsoft workstations, laptops, and printers. Data Center management experience is a plus.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, have at a minimum an associate degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field. Specialized technical school training related to computers may be substituted for this requirement. Minimum of one-year experience in computer hardware and printer repair. A+ and Network+ certification required. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. A combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements may be substituted.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Health, dental, and vision insurance. VRS retirement, and 13 paid holidays. Flexible spending account and deferred compensation.
SALARY RANGE: $31,630 – $34,522
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