A career with DJJ provides an opportunity to improve the lives of children, families and communities. Whether as a probation officer helping young people find a better path, at the Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center helping residents build skills and visualize a better future, or in supporting those who work directly with young people and families, DJJ employees do work that makes a difference. The work is hard and the challenges are real; however, our team is strong and our efforts are rewarded. If you want to make Virginia safer by helping children, families and communities grow stronger, we would love to consider you for the DJJ team!
There are many meaningful career options at DJJ. Click on the links below to learn more about each one.
The Department of Juvenile Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Need accommodations? If you need accommodations as an applicant, please contact our office for more information. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
We welcome Veterans. DJJ is committed to hiring and retaining veterans throughout the organization as a part of our overall talent acquisition and retention strategy.