Career Opportunities

We are currently hiring for the following positions.

“I have worked for Blue Ridge for 8 years and what I have liked most about this career is the multitude of different people we interact with on a daily basis.”

A. Wallace, Transportation Sergeant

Full Time

Lynchburg Adult
Detention Center

Records
Clerk

Will be responsible for typing documents and reports, maintaining accounts receivable, entering/updating data in inmate records system and files, interacting with..

Posted 02/14/24

Full Time

Campbell County
Adult Detention Center

Captain -
Site Administrator

The initial post assignment for the position is Campbell County Adult Detention Center Site Administrator. The Primary responsibility is to direct and supervise the facility to which..

Posted 02/02/24

Full Time

Halifax Adult
Detention Center

Licensed Practical (LPN) /
Registered Nurse (RN)

This position is responsible for the application and administration of nursing skills in the correctional facility. Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent or have completed an..

Posted 01/12/24

Full Time

All 
Sites

Jail
Officers

The Jail Officer position coordinates and directs the movement of inmates within the correctional setting. Work consists of the care and security of inmates within the BRRJA, as well as other duties..

Posted 12/05/23

Full Time

All Sites /
Central Office

HVAC Helper /
Maintenance Technician

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..

Posted 11/01/23

Records - Clerk

Salary:

$36,498

Location:

LADC

Job Type:

Full Time

Department:

Records

Deadline:

Open Until Filled

Job Type:

Full Time

Title:

Records Clerk

General Definition of Work

Will be responsible for typing documents and reports, maintaining accounts receivable, entering/updating data in inmate records system and files, interacting with courts, and other general clerical duties.

Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent. Minimum of one year business office experience. Must be proficient in Windows 10. Must have knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Microsoft Office. Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license.

Stable work environment, 8-hour shifts, and 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.

** Interested BRRJA employees should submit a resume and completed application to their respective Site Administrator. All other interested candidates may visit our website at www.brrja.state.va.us to download, complete, and send an application along with a resume to humanresources@brrja.state.va.us

Agency:

Lynchburg Adult
Detention Center

Contact Info:

Captain - Site Administrator

Salary:

Based on Experience

Location:

CCADC

Job Type:

Full Time

Department:

Security

Deadline:

February 13,2024

Job Type:

Full Time

Title:

Captain

General Definition of Work

The initial post assignment for the position is Campbell County Adult Detention Center Site Administrator. The Primary responsibility is to direct and supervise the facility to which he/she is assigned. Responsible for the overall administration and operation of all areas within the facility and its boundaries.

High school graduate or equivalent, have five (5) years experience in corrections with a minimum of three (3) years experience at the supervisory level.

Stable work environment, 12 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 and paid overtime, etc.  Uniforms and training are provided by BRRJA.

Agency:

Campbell County Adult Detention Center

Contact Info:

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN) / REGISTERED NURSE (RN)

Salary

Commensurate Upon Experience

Location

HCADC

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Medical

Deadline

Open Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN)

RESPONSIBILITES:

This position is responsible for the application and administration of nursing skills in the correctional facility.

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/ Registered Nurse. One year of nursing experience preferred. Must be able to work evening shift 2:00-10:30 and some weekends. A drug screening and extensive background checks will be performed.

Stable work environment, 8-hour shifts, and 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.

AGENCY

ADDRESS

Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority

1010 Blue Ridge Lane
Halifax, Virginia 24558

PHONE

WEBSITE

434.847-3100

JAIL OFFICERS

Salary

$44,982 ($47,033 > 1 yr)

Location

All Sites

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Security

Deadline

Open Until Filled

TITLE:

Jail Officer

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

The Jail Officer position coordinates and directs the movement of inmates within the correctional setting. Work consists of the care and security of inmates within the BRRJA, as well as other duties for the operation, care and maintenance of BRRJA property.

CHAIN OF COMMAND:

The Jail Officer works under the general supervision of a corporal, sergeant or higher authority.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

This position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in the position.  The employee must be able to perform all of the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

–         Processes inmates into custody of the BRRJA, searches inmates, takes charge of personal property, provides clothing, bedding, eating utensils, and BRRJA rules and regulations.

–          Releases inmates after properly checking records and completing proper paperwork.

–          Supervises inmates during meals, exercise, work, recreation, and related activities for conformance to BRRJA rules, regulations, and procedures.

–           Conducts periodic security checks of inmates in assigned area and on center grounds.

–           Conducts searches of inmates, BRRJA property, and visitors.

–           Maintains and updates center logs.

–           Attends to special needs of inmates.

–           Escorts and transports inmates as required.

–           Supervises inmate phone calls.

–           Distributes medication to inmates per established medical protocol.

–           Ensures the proper care and maintenance of work and recreational equipment used by inmates.

–           Supervises inmates in work details.

–           Writes inmate disciplinary reports.

–           Assures the center is in compliance with Virginia Minimum Standards.

–           Conducts regular security and sanitation inspections of the center.

–           Performs routine maintenance.

–           Issues cleaning supplies and monitors their use.

–           Acts as inmate hearings officer in disciplinary proceedings if necessary.

–           Any other duties assigned by higher authority.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

–           Knowledge of center layout and location of emergency equipment.

–           Knowledge of BRRJA standard operating procedures.

–           Knowledge of inmate rules and regulations.

–           Knowledge of BRRJA chain of command.

–           Knowledge of basic practices of modern penology as related to supervision and care of inmates.

–           Skill in defensive tactics as needed to control and physically restrain violent inmates.

–           Skill in the use of firearms, chemicals, and other weapons that are approved for use by the BRRJA.

–           Ability to read and comprehend manuals, logbooks, medical directives, court orders, etc.

–           Ability to satisfactorily complete basic jailor training to include all physical fitness requirements.

–           Ability to enforce inmate rules and regulations on a fair and consistent basis.

–           Ability to remain calm and carry out standard operating procedures under stressful and emergency situations.

–           Ability to enter information into a personal computer utilizing basic keyboarding skills.

–           Ability to perform basic first aid and CPR.

–           Ability to take orders from the chain of command and carry them out.

–           Ability to operate fire emergency equipment located within BRRJA centers.

–           Ability to write legibly, accurately and concisely.

–           Ability to communicate with staff, inmates, and the public in a tactful, direct manner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

–           Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.

–           Must satisfactorily complete basic jailor training as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services within twelve (12) months of employment unless currently certified.

–           Must be a citizen of the United States or legally employable in the United States of America.

–           High school graduate or equivalent.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

–           Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license.

–           Must maintain a telephone in residence for emergency contact.

–           Must be able to respond in a timely manner during emergencies.

OTHER:

This is a non-exempt position as defined in the Fair Labor Standards Act.   This is a designated position, which requires the employee to report to work under the BRRJA’s inclement weather policy.  Required to work weekends, holidays, and shift work as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

–           Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.

–           Must satisfactorily complete basic jailor training as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services within twelve (12) months of employment unless currently certified.

–           Must be a citizen of the United States or legally employable in the United States of America.

–           High school graduate or equivalent.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

–           Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license.

–           Must maintain a telephone in residence for emergency contact.

–           Must be able to respond in a timely manner during emergencies.

Stable work environment, 12 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 and paid overtime, etc.  Uniforms and training are provided by BRRJA.

AGENCY

ADDRESS

Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority

All Sites

PHONE

WEBSITE

434.847.3100

HVAC HELPER/MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Salary

Commensurate Upon Experience

Location

CO

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Maintenance

Deadline

Open Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE:

HVAC HELPER/MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

RESPONSIBILITES:

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. 

Must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent. Must have some HVAC experience for the this entry level position. This is a Monday-Friday Position, 7:00 a.am.-3:30 p.m. Some overtime would be required. 

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, VRS Retirement and 14 Paid Holidays, Healthcare Savings Account and deferred compensation, HVAC Tools will be provided, uniforms and work boots provided. 

AGENCY

ADDRESS

Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority

All Sites

PHONE

WEBSITE

434.847.3100