Why should you join us?

We believe we can do so much more than just warehouse offenders. Everyday you work, you have the opportunity to make a positive impact on many lives. We want every offender to leave here in a better position and state of mind to return to our communities as productive citizens.

How to join our team:

To apply, click on the Apply Now link button below, or from the list of current opportunities. Resumes may be attached to your online application, but will not be considered in lieu of a completed Jail application. For additional questions, contact the Human Resource office at (804) 524-6600.

When applying online, please have all applicable background and contact information ready for entry prior to beginning the online application as the application process will reset if inactive for extended amounts of time. You may save your progress while filling out the application and your entered information will be maintained for a period of seven (7) days before automatic deletion.


  • Be honest on your application and your interviews. Mistakes happen, but being honest before a background investigation brings them to light is most important. As a member of our team and the criminal justice system as a whole, your integrity is key.
  • We ask that you present yourself in a professional manner, to include appropriate attire.
  • Relax! Panel interviews can be intimidating. The interviewers are usually a team of a supervisor and front-line staff. They will ask you a series of questions and take notes while you answer.