Current Employment Opportunities

Piedmont Regional Jail offers employment opportunities for those who fill the listed requirements. Applicants should be prepared for a physically demanding job that requires integrity, responsibility, and a strong work ethic.

If you’re looking for a fulfilling career with excellent benefits that allows you to serve your community, consider Piedmont Regional Jail.

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Sworn Positions

Successful candidates will provide entry-level security within the jail and provide direct supervision over offenders, as well as working numerous posts throughout the institution. 

Ideal candidates will maintain a high standard of professionalism and impeccable integrity. Jail Officers enjoy a flexible schedule with paid leave and a premier benefits package.  

Piedmont Regional Jail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Citizen of the United States
  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Birth Certificate
  • Good Health and Physically Fit for Duty
  • Meet Minimum Requirements on Comprehensive Background Investigation
  • Drug-Free

Employment Benefits:

  • Paid On-the-Job Training
  • Virginia Retirement System Participation
  • Local Choice Health Insurance (choice of three plans)
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual Leave
  • PTO (8 hours per calendar month)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Direct Deposit
  • On-Site Cafeteria
  • Uniforms provided

Position open until filled.

Non-Sworn Positions

Piedmont Regional Jail Authority is now accepting applications for a Kitchen Supervisor. This position is responsible for supervising Food Service staff and inmate workers in the preparation and serving of meals to the population and ensuring compliance with all policies. The position will manage operations and maintain compliance with health and safety standards and security regulations. This position is responsible for budgeting food cost, food storage, inventory, timekeeping and schedule management. Prior experience is required and ServSafe certification is preferred. Applicants must have a valid Driver’s License, high school diploma and pass a background check. Salary Starts at $36,500 with a raise upon satisfactory completion of a 12-month probationary period.

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Apply for Employment

For career opportunities at Piedmont Regional Jail, please complete and submit a Piedmont Regional Jail Application form.

Piedmont Regional Jail Application Forms can be obtained at the Piedmont Regional Jail facility or downloaded below.

Piedmont Regional Jail Application Forms can be submitted in person, emailed to, faxed to (434) 392-1099, or mailed to the attention of the Human Resources office at the following address:

Piedmont Regional Jail
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Drawer 388, Farmville, VA 23901

Non-Discrimination Statement

"This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at