The New River Valley Regional Jail is seeking to fill the position of Maintenance Technician.  Qualified Candidates are career-oriented individuals that enjoy working with people, personal challenges, and the opportunity for advancement.

As a valued member of our maintenance team, you will perform a variety of duties that include:

  • Scheduled preventative maintenance of certain systems
  • Perform essential job functions to ensure a clean and safe working environment
  • Coordinate activities and ensuring that tools, equipment and other potential weapons are secured and accounted for, and that each work area is searched before, during, and after the maintenance work period
  • Complete inventory of equipment, clean the maintenance officer area, maintenance of equipment at the beginning and end of each shift, report all missing or damaged equipment to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Know emergency evacuation procedures for the work area
  • Conduct on-going security inspections of the work area looking for and take corrective action on all overt security breaches
  • Perform preventative maintenance function for HVAC systems as scheduled (change filters, clean coils, check operation of exhaust fans, monitor components for coolers and freezers)
  • Perform preventative maintenance function for slider doors and security locks
  • Perform preventative maintenance function for plumbing systems as scheduled (apply cleaner for shower drains and urinals
  • Change water filters on kitchen equipment, clean and pressure wash sumps
  • Perform preventative maintenance function for roof systems
  • Complete other assigned projects for maintenance section as assigned
  • Participate in training programs/sessions as required
  • Perform any other work duties assigned by the Superintendent or his designee

With over 200 employees, the New River Valley Regional Jail is an “Employer of Choice” in Southwest Virginia. We strive to hire and retain employees who bring dedication and talent to the workforce. We offer a competitive, cost effective, and quality benefits package to include the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Promotional and educational opportunities
  • Virginia Retirement System – LEO Supplement to qualified employees
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • HSA Accounts for qualifying plans
  • Paid employee meals
  • Vacation, Sick, Civil and Military Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • AFLAC Plans
  • Christmas Club
  • Virginia State Employee Credit Union Membership


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Education equivalent to graduation from high school; supplemented with experience or certification in any maintenance functions, experience in a correctional facility.


Required: Related work experience or training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred: Certifications in areas of plumbing, HVAC, or electricity

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • No criminal record

Disqualifiers for employment:

How to Submit Your Application:

Online: Through Indeed or Facebook

In Person: Drop off your completed application at the New River Valley Regional Jail which is located at 108 Baker Road, Dublin, VA 24084. Human Resources is open 08:00 am – 4:00 pm.

By Mail: Mail your completed application to Human Resources Manager, New River Valley Regional Jail, PO Box 1067, Dublin, VA 24084

EEO Policy: “The New River Valley Regional Jail is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees, without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veterans status or other characteristic prohibited by law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.”

NRVRJ is an EEO/Veterans/Disability/Drug Free Employer