WVRJ  

SERVING THE COUNTIES OF FRANKLIN, MONTGOMERY, ROANOKE & THE CITY OF SALEM

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WVRJ Employment Information

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Thank you for your interest in employment with the
Western Virginia Regional Jail.


 

Western Virginia Regional Jail welcomes your interest in our organization. This agency is seeking qualified persons who are interested in a career in corrections. We desire individuals who have high standards for personal and professional integrity, commitment and dependability. Setting and maintaining these standards for our staff ensures a professional workplace for staff and a high level of respect in the community we serve. If you seek a satisfying and rewarding career working with other correctional professionals, we encourage you to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 540-378-3720 or hr@wvarj.org for assistance.

WVRJ is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Applicants to and employees of this company are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.  Follow the link above to find out more.

 
 

 

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Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be 20 years of age
  • Must be a high school graduate or its equivalent
  • Good driving record and valid driver's license at the time of appointment
  • Good credit record
  • No criminal record
  • Must maintain certification under the minimum training standards for jails as required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services or obtain certification within one year of hire.
  • Must be able to respond to the jail within one hour from place or primary residence. 

To review all disqualifiers, selection requirements and essential job functions for a sworn position with the WVRJ, click here

To review the requirements to successfully complete the physical agility
pre-employment testing,

click here

Contact the HR Manager for more information and/or details. 540-378-3720