WVRJ  

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

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HOW TO APPLY FOR A JOB WITH WVRJ

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Application & Testing Process

Submit downloaded applications and personal history statements via email to
Human Resources

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,
click here

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.
 
 
 
 
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JOB APPLICATION PROCESS 

You must submit an application prior to taking the written test.  To download a job application click on the link to the left.  The HR Manager will email you to schedule a testing date once your completed application is received.  You must also submit the Personal History Statement (see link on the left) prior to, or on the day, that you come to test.  Your scheduled time will be discussed when you are contacted.

You must successfully complete the written examination in order to be eligible to take the physical agility test. The written test will take approximately ninety (90) minutes to complete and consists of 3 sections (reading, vocabulary and math). 
Please come directly to the jail facility at 5885 West River Road, Salem, VA, with a picture ID.   

If you pass the written test, the agility test will be given immediately following the written test.  Please wear or bring athletic clothing.     

 

Western VA Regional Jail is an Equal Opportunity Employer