Copyright 2012 Meherrin River Regional Jail
9000 Boydton Plank Road, P.O. Box 10
Alberta, VA 23821
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Possess a valid Virginia or North Carolina driver's license
  • Have the ability to pass a physical examination and drug screening
  • Have the ability to pass an extensive criminal history, background and credit report check
  • Must complete special training as required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, including use of firearms, first aid, chemical and electronic weapons systems, within twelve months of hire date
  • Must maintain a telephone in residence for emergency contact
  • Must be willing to be in an on-call status
  • Meherrin River Regional Jail

    To coordinate, control and direct the movement of prisoners. Jail officers intake, process, transport, and provide for the safety and security of inmates, staff members and the community. Officers may be assigned other duties specific to specialized areas of the jail as well. Pay Range is $31,009.00 based on training and experience.
    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)

    A Meherrin River Regional Jail Application can be picked up at the following locations or on the employment page of our website.

    The Meherrin River Regional Jail Alberta Facility at 9000 Boydton Plank Road, Alberta, VA
    The Meherrin River Regional Jail Mecklenburg Facility at 600 Prison Road, Boydton, VA

    Questions can be forwarded to Ms. Rhonda Whitby at (434) 949-6700 ext. 211. The Meherrin River Regional Jail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.