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Jail Officer – Sign On Bonus up to $4,000 Available!

***(Enhanced salaries available to those who hold a current VA Jail Officer Certification)***
Full Job Description

  • Looking for a career with job security?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others?
  • Looking to make a good living, become more confident, and be a role model of strength and respect?
  • Is your work/life balance a problem?
  • Would you enjoy working only 13 days a month in a full-time position with awesome benefits?
  • Want to have access to affordable health, dental, vision & other benefits, including paid leave?
  • Would you like to retire at age 50 after only working 25 years?
  • Interested in working out before or after work for free in a workplace on-site gym?
  • Are you 18 years of age, with a high school diploma or GED, a US citizen, and can pass a background screening?


The Jail Officer is responsible for maintaining the safety and security of the facility to include all inmates, personnel, and the public.

  • Maintains custody, control, and security of inmates within the facility.
  • Directs and interacts with inmates on a constant basis while supervising daily activity.
  • Performs security checks and inspects housing units and cells throughout the facility in accordance with policy and standards.
  • Enforces rules in a firm, fair, and consistent manner.
  • Provides assistance and direction to inmates on procedures, behavior, and schedules.
  • Accurately prepares, maintains, and updates computerized logs and detailed reports.
  • Responds and takes action in emergency situations and provides back up support for other officers when necessary.
  • Notifies medical staff of any health conditions or symptoms with urgency when necessary.
  • Must be able to walk extensively, run occasionally, and climb stairs.
  • Must be available to work 12 hour rotating shifts, day or night.Jail Officers are essential personnel subject to recall at any time and are required to report during emergencies and/or inclement weather events.


  • Competitive salary starting at $45,000.00 with increases up to $47,000.00 during the first year.
  • Paid training and promotional opportunities.
  • Membership in the Virginia Retirement System with the Hazardous Duty Supplement.
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account, Legal Resources, Life Insurance
    Paid time off.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be 18 years or older with a high school diploma from an accredited high school or GED. A valid driver’s license is required. Basic basic computer skills are required. DMV transcript and criminal background checks must be acceptable. Must complete the Basic Jailor Academy Training within 1 year of employment.