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VPRJ Superintendent

  • Salary/Pay Rate:$90,000-$125,000
  • Posted Date:10/14/2019

Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail - Superintendent

Organization Profile

The Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail, (VPRJ) located in James City County, VA, seeks a career-minded individual for the position of Superintendent. The position oversees the effective running of the facility and provides operational direction and leadership to the staff of VPRJ. The organization provides a secure facility and services four jurisdictions, (James City County, Williamsburg, York and Poquoson), and employs a variety of sworn and civilian staff. A team-oriented environment, excellent benefits, competitive salary, safe and secure working environment, and a well-trained staff of professionals make VPRJ a great place to work. For more information about the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail, please visit

Position Profile
The Superintendent provides high level administrative and operational direction and leadership to the staff of the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail, and provides a safe, secure and constitutional confinement of persons in the custody of the jail, either to await trial or upon sentencing by the various courts; ensures all inmates are treated impartially and in accordance with the established policies and procedures of VPRJ; and, is directly responsible to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail Authority Board of Directors for the safe and efficient operation of the facility and to maintain compliance with the standards of the Virginia Board of Corrections.

Compensation and Benefits
The salary for the position is $90,000 - $125,000 per year based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include participation in the Virginia Retirement System, paid leave, group life insurance, and medical insurance. The Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applications and Inquiries

Position will be opened until filled. Review of applicant submittals will begin on November 1, 2019. All interested applicants may send their letter of intent and resume either by mail or hand delivered to Mr. J. R. Wheeler, Poquoson City Manager, 500 City Hall Avenue, Poquoson, VA 23662. For inquiries, please contact Sammy K. Kanda, Director of Human Resources at 757-820-3909 between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. EOE.

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