Jail Officer

Looking for an exciting career? Riverside Regional Jail located at 500 FOLAR Trail, North Prince George, Virginia is looking to hire Jail Officers. The starting pay has increased to $46,851.00 per year effective August 1, 2022 with full benefits to include VRS retirement, 457 plan, health, dental and vision insurance, annual and sick leave which includes 14 paid holidays. Promotional opportunity is also available. Candidates with five or more years of Corrections or Jail experience will earn an even higher salary to include applicants with military experience.

To qualify, you must be at 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or G.E.D, be a U. S. Citizen and have a Valid Driver’s License. Apply on-line at rrjva.org. For more information, contact Ms. Shelia Ward, Human Resources Manager at (804) 524-6600. Riverside Regional Jail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

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


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Riverside Regional Jail Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
August 12, 2022
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