Submit downloaded applications and personal history statements via email to
or by fax to (540) 380-3143.
Completed application packets can also be submitted via mail or delivered in person to:
Western Virginia Regional Jail
5885 West River Road
Salem, VA 24153.
THE FOLLOWING JOB APPLICATION AND PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT DOCUMENTS CAN BE COMPLETED ELECTRONICALLY, BUT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SUBMIT THEM DIRECTLY FROM THIS WEBSITE LINK. YOU WILL NEED TO SAVE THEM TO YOUR COMPUTER, THEN ATTACH THEM IN AN EMAIL TO: HR@WVARJ.ORG
To open a fillable PDF version of the
job application (Adobe PDF), click here
To open a fillable PDF version of the Personal History Statement (Adobe PDF), click here
To download the free Adobe PDF Reader,
The Western VA Regional Jail recruitment and selection process supports the Authority's approved Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plans.
Applicants must complete the following phases in the hiring process:
- Written Exam & Physical Agility Test
- Background Interview & Investigation
- Pre-employment physical and psychological examination
- Final approval by the Human Resources Manager and the Superintendent.