Employment with Southside Regional Jail
If you are interested in career opportunities with Southside Regional Jail, please complete and submit a Southside Regional Jail application form. Southside Regional Jail application forms may be obtained at the Southside Regional Jail facility or downloaded below. Southside Regional Jail application forms may be submitted in person, faxed to (434) 634-3730, or mailed/emailed to the attention of the Human Resources Office at the following address:
Southside Regional Jail
Attention - Human Resources
244 Uriah Branch Way
Emporia, Virginia 23847
Chief of Security: Captain Posting Closes April 03, 2020
Southside Regional Jail is currently accepting applications for the position of Captain. The Chief of Security/Captain is responsible for the overall security/operation of the secure areas of the facility. He/she is also responsible for overseeing the four (4) Shift Commanders and their shifts to ensure compliance with the Policy and Procedures of the Southside Regional Jail Authority. This position is designated as non-essential personnel, but may be required to work, regardless of adverse weather conditions, if needed. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief of Operations/Major, or higher ranking personnel. The Salary Range for this posting is $53,858 - $77,831
Typical Tasks (Include but not limited to):
·Assists in ensuring that jail staff certifications are current and documented
·Disciplines employees, as needed, following the Southside Regional Jail Authority’s policies and procedures;
·Confers with law enforcement agencies, police officials, the Courts, Commonwealth Attorney, and other city and county departments in matters relating to inmates and the facility;
·Conducts inspections of the facility on a regular basis
·Provides regular briefings to the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Chief of Operations on facility security and operations;
·Manages the Work Release program;
·Establishes and maintains appropriate records and files; Any duties as assigned by higher authority; Ensures all security documentation is complete and maintained; Ensures the proper housing of inmates based on their Objective Jail Classification
High School diploma or equivalent
Certified Jail Officer with at least 3 years’ experience at a supervisory level
Valid Virginia driver’s license
Must be 21 years of age or older
Must be a United States citizen
Must maintain DCJS certification as a jail Officer in the state of Virginia
Must reside within 30 miles of the facility (will be allowed up to 90 days to relocate after the start date of the position).
Must maintain an operational telephone for emergency contact
Must be able to respond in a timely manner during emergencies at the Southside Regional Jail facility;
No pending criminal charges.
Interested applicants may submit a completed application (can be located on the SRJA website), attention Linda Clements, no later than 1600 April 3, 2020. A resume alone WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Thank you
Southside Regional Jail
The Southside Regional Jail is now accepting applications for Jail Officers. DCJS certification preferred but not required. The salary is $31,629 for an uncertified officer. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, pass a background check and drug screening, possess an operator's license valid in the state of Virginia and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Benefits include paid vacation, holidays, health insurance, group life insurance and Virginia Retirement System.
Interested applicants can receive an application from the Southside Regional Jail, 244 Uriah Branch Way, Emporia, VA 23847, telephone (434) 634-3072 or the Jail's website: www.southsideregionaljail.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.