Jail Officer

Salary: $32,242.00 With Medical Benefits

Riverside Regional Jail is seeking full-time Jail Officers to provide custody/control of inmates.

Duties include ensuring conformity with rules and regulations, governing the conduct and behavior of the inmate population and staff, assuming responsibility for the security and welfare of inmates, as well as preparing various reports, logs, and documents.

Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and a valid Virginia driver’s license. Incumbent must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18-years of age, as well as be able to work weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts. Incumbent must not have been convicted of a felony. Experience in a Jail or corrections facility with a public, private, or military agency preferred but not required.

Additional benefits include the following:

  • Academy certified applicants will receive an additional $2,600.
  • College Degree Incentive Program after completion of probation includes an additional $1,000 for Associate’s, $1,500 for Bachelor’s, and $2,000 for Master’s degree.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program after completion of probation includes $1,500 for Undergraduate studies and $2,500 for Graduate studies per year.
Officer Posts
  • Barber Shop
  • Booking and Release
  • Classification
  • Community Service and Landscaping
  • HEM (Home Electronic Monitoring)
  • Housekeeping Security
  • Kitchen Security
  • Laundry Security
  • Lobby
  • Master Control
  • Medical Clinic Security
  • Medical Housing Security
  • Movement Control
  • OPR (Office of Professional Review)
  • Perimeter Security
  • Primary Control
  • Professional Visitation
  • Programs
  • Property
  • Special Housing Unit
  • Training
  • Transportation
  • Video Arraignment
  • Work Release

To apply, submit a completed Riverside Regional Jail application. An application may be obtained from the Richmond/Petersburg V.E.C., the Jail site, or by accessing our website at www.rrjva.org. Resumes may be included, but will not be considered in lieu of a completed Jail application. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional questions, contact the Human Resource Office at (804) 524-6600.

Riverside Regional Jail
ATTN: Human Resources Office
500 FOLAR Trail
N. Prince George, VA 23860
Phone: (804) 524-6600
Fax: (804) 524-6659

Riverside Regional Jail Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
March 21, 2019