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 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:
 

MEDICAID ENROLLMENT / DOC BILLING SPECIALIST

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for enrolling inmates in Medicaid and billing DOC for reimbursements related to medical costs incurred the Authority for DOC inmates. This includes assisting inmates with phone calls, maintaining and distributing Medicaid information to medical departments, and working closely with unit clerks and medical departments to determine reimbursable costs. All duties are performed under the supervision of the Director of Nursing or designee.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Communicate with DOC billing department to assure required information is provided in the format requested. Office and Medical Billing related experience or experience equivalent to duties. Must be 18 or older. Must be a citizen of the U. S. or legally employable in the U.S.  Must be a high school graduate or equivalent and 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: Commensurate with experience.
DEADLINE: January 27, 2020 by 5 p.m.

 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – Amherst County Adult Detention Center

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is 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. This is an evening shift position 2 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. 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.
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – Lynchburg 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. This is an evening shift position 2 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. 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.
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: $32,579
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED