Employment Opportunities

You can download the printable PDF EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION here. Must be mailed in or delivered.

You can download the FILLABLE PDF EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION here. Must be saved.

**PLEASE NOTE**
In an effort to protect our applicants’ personal identifying information, you will not be able to fill out the Date of Birth field 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 humanresources@brrja.state.va.us (*IMPORTANT NOTE: download application, fill it out, SAVE it, 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 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:
 

JAIL SECRETARY – Bedford Adult Detention Center

RESPONSIBILITIES: Will perform routine administrative, bookkeeping, and clerical functions as required. Enters inmate commissary orders, prepares bank deposits, posts deposits to inmate accounts, and reconciles various accounts.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent. Must have a minimum of (1) year of office experience. A combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements may be substituted. Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Stable work environment, state employee benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, VRS retirement, 12 sick days and 12 vacation days, 14 paid holidays the first year of employment. We offer flexible spending accounts and deferred compensation.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate Upon Experience
DEADLINE: October 27, 2021

 

NURSE MANAGER – Amherst County Adult Detention Center

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Nursing with administrative duties, including supervising other nursing staff, as well as providing nursing care.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent, and have completed an accredited nursing program leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Must have a minimum of two year’s supervisory experience, preferably in a correctional facility. Requires excellent assessment skills.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate Upon Experience
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

INFRASTRUCTURE ADMINISTRATOR

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position performs professional technical and administrative work in managing the networked computer systems for the BRRJA. This position’s primary responsibilities are planning, installing, configuring, and managing back end server systems and related network devices along with supporting applications and software utilized on same.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A full description of this position including essential duties, minimum education and experience requirements, and additional information can be viewed on the BRRJA website listed below.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate Upon Experience / Qualifications
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
FULL DESCRIPTION: See PDF of full job description here

 

HVAC HELPER / MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under supervision of the Lead HVAC Technician, you will perform 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 five facilities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent. Must have some HVAC experience for this entry level position. This is a Monday-Friday position, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Some overtime will be required.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Health, dental, and vision insurance, VRS retirement and 14 paid holidays. Flexible spending account and deferred compensation, HVAC tools will be provided, and uniforms and work boots provided.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate Upon Experience
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

WAREHOUSE/FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT – Lynchburg Adult Detention Center

RESPONSIBILITIES: Will perform clerical and manual work involving the operation of the central warehouse and laundry. Some heavy lifting required. Will assist the Storeroom/Distribution Supervisor, Director of Food Service, and Laundry Supervisor with routine tasks and clerical duties.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent, and have a valid Virginia driver’s license. Must have knowledge of administrative and bookkeeping procedures and demonstrate proficiency in various computer applications, including Microsoft Office.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Stable work environment, state employee benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, VRS retirement, 12 sick days and 12 vacation days, 14 paid holidays the first year of employment. We offer flexible spending accounts and deferred compensation.
SALARY RANGE: $28,660
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintenance, repair, minor modification, and minor construction at all sites of the BRRJA.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent, coursework, or apprentice training in building or mechanical trades. One year experience in maintenance, repair of buildings and mechanical/electrical equipment. Experience in electrical, plumbing & HVAC is beneficial to this position. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license.
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Stable work environment, Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., state employee benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, VRS retirement, 12 sick days and 12 vacation days, 14 paid holidays the first year of employment. We offer flexible spending accounts and deferred compensation and a uniform allowance. All tools are provided by BRRJA.
SALARY RANGE: $32,579 – $38,283
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

REGISTERED NURSE AND LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – Amherst County Adult Detention Center (full-time and part-time)

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 2:00-10:30 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, 14 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

 

REGISTERED NURSE AND LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – Lynchburg Adult Detention Center (Full-time and part-time)

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 2:00-10:30 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, 14 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: $35,150 ($37,423 after one year)
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED