Jail Officer


Jail Officer

Website Pamunkey Regional Jail

The Pamunkey Regional Jail is currently recruiting for the position of:

Jail Officer

Jail officers process new arrestees into and out of the facility; monitor and control inmate behavior and activity; ensure inmate programs and services are available; maintain accurate records of inmates; respond to emergency situations in order to establish control and safety of co-workers and inmates; transport inmates to authorized locations; perform searches for contraband or weapons; ensure attempts to escape are stopped or prevented; and perform related work as assigned.

Salary range, based on training & experience: $38,150.61 – $45,780.73 (effective 6/2019)

Minimum Qualifications

Be at least 20 years old

Be a U.S. Citizen

Possess a high school diploma or equivalent

Possess a valid driver’s license

Successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation, oral review board, polygraph examination and a physical exam/drug screen.

Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call

Pamunkey Regional Jail offers Outstanding Employment Benefits, including:

Excellent work schedule (14 days per month)

Permanent shift assignments (no rotations!)

Thirteen paid holidays and other time off benefits

Outstanding Health/Vision/Dental insurance

No medical co-pay through Bon Secours Good Health Clinic

Full VRS Retirement (including LEOS)

Free meals while working

Career Development available

Flex spending, FSA, and 457b plans offered

Supplemental life, disability, and long-term care insurance offered

Additional Benefits (see website for details) 

The majority of positions will be shift work, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. (5:30 Briefing).

To learn more and to apply, visit www.prja.us and select employment from the left column.  Click the Career Openings link, which will take you to our online application where you can submit your application to us online.  The direct website link is: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hanovercountyva

The Pamunkey Regional Jail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Download the PRJ Officer Recruitment 4-2019 flyer.

To apply for this job please visit www.prja.us.

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