Jail Officer

Correctional Officer
Rockbridge Regional Jail - LEXINGTON, Virginia

Mar 3, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Jun 30, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$ 44,355.00 annual

Job Description

Duties include supervision of inmates in their daily activity and housing, processing offenders in and out of the facility, conducting cell searches and inspections along with other assigned duties in accordance to jail policy and procedure in compliance with the Virginia Department of Corrections. Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled environment.
Some knowledge of practices for modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutional restraint; general knowledge of the security, rules, regulations, and policy procedures of Rockbridge Regional Jail; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates, and the ability to prepare records and reports.

Additional Information


401 (k)

401 (k) matching

Dental Insurance

Health Insurance

Health Savings Account

Flexible Spending Account

Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

Retirement Plan

Vision Insurance

Job Requirements

  • Age: Start 19 years old
  • Education: High School Degree or Equivalent
  • Experience: Prior experence in Criminal Justice preferred, but not required.

Must pass a background investigation, pr-employment drug screen and physical exam.

Contact Information

Melinda Newcomb

Rockbridge Regional Jail
258 Greenhouse Road
LEXINGTON, Virginia 24450
phone: 15404625360

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