Human Resources

Human Resources
Human Resources

A career with DJJ provides an opportunity to make a transformative difference in the lives of young people, their families, and communities across the Commonwealth.

Our employees work in Court Service Units, at the Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center, and in a variety of roles supporting those who work directly with youth and families to ensure that those in our custody and care receive the supervision necessary and evidence-based services that will provide a path towards a better future for them and keep our communities safe.

We’re glad you’re considering a career at DJJ! Here are some of our featured positions:

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.

All periods of service in the military, National Guard or Reserves will count in setting the employee’s Annual Leave accrual rate. Counted service includes all:

  • full or part-time salaried state service in positions covered and not covered by the Virginia Personnel Act;
  • salaried state service that is broken or consecutive;
  • veteran’s service in the military, National Guard or Reserves. DD Form 214 and/or NGB 23 required.